GAMA/Build A Plane Design Challenge

The first 100 schools to register for the GAMA/Build A Plane Aviation Design Challenge each January, receive “Learn to Fly” curricula, which comes with flight simulation software powered by X-Plane. Teachers guide students through the science of flight and airplane design, completing the curricula in approximately six weeks. Each high school applies what they have learned by modifying the design of an airplane. The schools then compete in a virtual fly-off. The best performing aircraft wins.

The Prize: Four high school students, their teacher and a chaperone will receive an all- expenses trip to Glasair Aviation in Arlington, Washington. Students will be joined by professional aviation mechanics to build a real airplane, the Glasair Sportsman, in just two weeks.

For more information visit opportunities-in-ga/aviation-challenge/

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