The AIAA Design/Build/Fly competition challenges student teams to design and fabricate a radio controlled, electric-powered aircraft to meet a specified mission profile. This competition aims to provide real-world aircraft design experience for engineering students by giving them the opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge to a practical problem. Teams can use MATLAB and Simulink to design and validate their aircraft as well as simulate mission profiles.
MathWorks provides complimentary software for this competition. If your team is participating in this competition and needs software, fill out the software request form.Request software
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