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SAE Aero Design®:

- An international annual event sponsored by the SAE International (Society of Automotive Engineers)
- Specifically directed toward college students interested in aeronautical engineering
- The competition is incorporated into the engineering curriculum as a year-long project (freshman through senior students) 
- Compete in the regular class against teams from around the world
- Design, build, test, and fly a heavy-lift radio-controlled aircraft with a set of constraints:
         - Airlift the most weight possible
         - Maximum linear dimension (length plus width plus height) of 225 inches
         - An unmodified OS 0.61 FX engine
         - Restriction that no fiber-reinforced plastics can be used as construction materials
         - The plane has to take off within 200 feet and land within 400 feet