Brasil Aerodesign Project

During my stay in Brazil, I had the opportunity to be a part of the UFPR Aerodesign team. The Aerodesign competition is one where each university makes its own uniquely designed and built remote controlled airplane and then a competition is held between all of the participating universities. Below are some pictures of all of the hard work it took to make the plane a reality and then our team competing in the 2012 Aerodesign competition in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brasil.

Group picture of all who helped design and build our airplanes (there was a standard size and mini size competition)


Picture of all of the competing Aerodesign teams in Brasil


Our plane waiting in line for take off!


SAE Aerodesign Brasil flag on run way
I was the carbon fiber specialist for plane parts
Our plane’s first flight in a rural field air strip
Ready for take off in the competition