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This week was honestly was a slower week and I think it may be due to the fact that we had fall break. This said we have really defined roles for who and what needs to be done. Here are some things that we did discuss though: We got confirmation (More)
I started working on designing the parts of the aircraft that will be assembled into the body of the aircraft such as the motor, controller, and electrical wiring. All designs are done and now just have to be placed visually into the frame of the air (More)
Over the past week we decided to go over a couple of things to really get started with the project itself, we need to start sooner than later due to obvious deadlines and its better to be started early and not to be rushing right before things are du (More)
This past we week we had to begin the design phase no matter what. The fuselage group agreed on having the payload attached to the underside of the wing and fuselage structure. A rough picture is provided below. This case allows us to apply the maxim (More)
This week I decided to become a member of the Fuselage design sub group. The goal of designing two planes is to figure out which design would work the best given the competition design rules. A very imaginative design constraint is that the plane mus (More)
efiel008 wrote:
During week 3 we had two meetings. The first was just the team. We mainly discussed due dates and class assignments. We decided to split up into two groups and design two airplanes. The two groups will still collaborate and discuss ideas. This way, w (More)
enorf001 wrote: SAE Aero East Week 2
This week the SAE Aero East team met three times and we had to essentially start over from last week due to the fact that the competition rules had drastically changed from the year before, and could not go off the same basis of the design last year (More)
nbrya006 wrote: Blog Post #2
During this week, the rules for the SAE Aero East competition were released. We discovered that the rules had include a regulation on the wing span of the plane and limited it to 12 feet. This became a major problem because the current plane we have (More)
This week the SAE Aero East 2018 competition rules were released. They put a new restriction on the wing span of the RC plane. This renders ODU's previous plane unusable. That being said, we have the option to enter any class at this year's compet (More)
The project's purpose experienced a significant change due to the recent release of the Regular Class rules.  Specifically, a newly introduced 12 ft wing span limit has led to the decision for our group to compete in the Micro Class.  The group met (More)