Inaugural Quadcopter Challenge

Join us for a morning of innovation and creativity as we kick-start our


Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016

Location: Sweetwater High School (Baseball Field)

Time: 10:00 AM



Challenge Description:

navair-suhsd-quadcopter_fSUHSD high school students have been tasked with building their own quadcopter following a common kit of parts. Each team 3D printed all the mechanical elements of their quadrotors. T
he students have been mentored and guided through the process by engineers from Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and a school advisor.

All participating teams (six high schools) will face each other in a Challenge that involves picking up and dropping off an item (payload) and completing an obstacle course. This type of aircraft is also referred to as Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).

Watch a video of a sample quadcopter HERE.