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RU Airborne Participates in 28th Annual AIAA Design/Build/Fly/Competition

A slide featuring a large group of students with their aircraft.

RU Airborne placed 12th out of 107 teams at the 2024 Design/Build/Fly Competition in Wichita, Kansas, with their aircraft, named "Scorpion." The team was able to successfully complete all flight missions and achieved the fourth highest Ground Mission score in the competition. The team also tied for first place for the maximum number of laps flown in 5 minutes (7).