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Design/Build/Fly (DBF)

The 22nd Annual Design/Build/Fly Competition, 19-22 April 2018, attracted over 750 attendees.
Pictured, 1st (middle), 2nd (left), and 3rd (right)

Design/Build/Fly Competition

Every year the AIAA Foundation with assistance from several AIAA Technical Committees and corporate sponsors Cessna Aircraft Company and Raytheon Missile Systems, sponsors a competition for undergraduate and graduate students to design and build a remote-controlled aircraft to perform specific tasks. Students then come together to face off against each other in April. For specific information about the Design/Build/Fly Competition, please visit the DBF website. Rules, team lists, external resources, and the ongoing FAQ are all maintained there.

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