Colombian Students Design Aircraft for AIAA DBF Competition, But Event Canceled Amid Coronavirus Outbreak Written 16 March 2020


A remote-controlled aircaft flies at the 2019 Design/Build/Fly competition held 11-14 April 2019, at the Tucson International Modelplex Park Association (TIMPA) Airfield, Tucson, Arizona. | AIAA–©

Archy News reported on 45 engineering students from Universidad Pontificia Bolivarianna in Colombia working on designs for an aircraft to participate in AIAA’s Design-Build-Fly (DBF) 2020 event. DBF 2020 is “the most important annual event in which the most brilliant university students from all over the planet, who dream of designing aircraft, compete with each other with the aim of coming up with ideas from scratch.” However, DBF 2020, originally slated to be held in April, has been canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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