American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Report
American Institute of
Aeronautics and Astronautics
General Meeting
Thursday, October 5 2006
Welcome
• News / Updates
– NASA Means Business
– AIAA R/C Aircraft Design/Build/Fly
– Available Outreach Funds
• Student Competitions
– Zero-G
– Flying Badgers
– Heavy Lift
• Funding
– Polygon
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NASA Means Business
• The Competition Guidelines are posted at
http://www.tsgc.utexas.edu/nmb
• Help NASA promote:
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Science
Technology
Engineering
Math
• $1000 prize
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AIAA R/C Design/Build/Fly
• Sponsored by National AIAA
• Fly-Off Competition
– Performance characteristics
– Surveillance capabilities
– Total power usage
• Up to $1000 available for travel (Dayton, OH)
• June 14-16
• Focus on integration of the propulsion and
power system
• Compensation for cost of the airframe and
component parts
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Outreach Opportunity
• Get up to $5000 for a project to
purpose an initiative that would
have an impact on the greater
community
• Contact Mark Mastalski
• Deadline: Friday, October 20, 2006
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Other Notes
• Polygon Update (Keith)
• Zero-G Update
• Flying Badgers Update (Dan)
• Heavy Lift Update (Troy)
• Sonex Plane
• Mentoring HS Students
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Next Meeting
• Thursday, November 2
• 6:00pm
• Location TBA (106 ERB?)
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