Visiting MFly: University of Michigan's 2024 SAE Aero Design Team!

Episode 46 · March 28th, 2024 · 14 mins 21 secs

About this Episode

Join us on an exclusive behind-the-scenes journey with the University of Michigan's Aero Design team, MFLY, as they prepare for their upcoming competitions! Dive into the world of aerospace engineering where innovation meets ambition.

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In this episode, explore MFLY's workshop, meet the dedicated team of students from various engineering disciplines, and discover the intricate processes behind designing, building, and flying competition-class aircraft. From the drawing board to the runway, follow the journey of three distinct aircraft categories: the Advanced Class and Regular Class

Get an inside look at:

  • The unveiling event preparations and the team's rigorous design cycle
  • Exclusive interviews with team members sharing their roles, experiences, and aspirations
  • A sneak peek into the Advanced Class aircraft's unique mission involving multiple autonomous vehicles
  • How the Regular Class mission focuses on maximizing payload capacity with innovative design
  • The exciting challenges faced by the Autonomous Class aircraft, designed for precision and performance
  • Experience the passion and hard work that goes into preparing for the SAE Aero Design competitions and learn how this team of young engineers applies their classroom knowledge to real-world challenges.

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