Flight Plans: The SAE Aero Design Podcast

The official must-listen podcast of SAE Aero Design.

About the show

As the official must-listen podcast of SAE Aero Design, expect authentic, amusing conversations about all things related to SAE Aero Design. Hosts include SAE International staff, former competitors, volunteers, and organizers. Topics range from rule set discussion to career advice and everything in between. This is the perfect podcast to listen to in the shop.

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  • What to Expect in the 2021 Season and Why to Register

    November 3rd, 2020  |  Season 3  |  30 mins 57 secs

    We talk about the changes for the 2021 season including what to expect from Knowledge and Validation events and how you can make the most out of connecting with sponsors and volunteers!

  • 2020 Regular Class

    January 27th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  15 mins 1 sec
    aero design, drones, uav

    We speak with David Moroniti from the SAE Aero Design Rules Committee to talk about the details of the new rules for the 2020 Regular Class.

  • SAE Aero Design 2020 Season Breakdown

    December 11th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  46 mins 40 secs
    baja, competition, rules, sae international

    Sara and Sam run down all of the details you need going into the 2020 SAE Aero Design Season.

  • Introducing the SAE AeroConnect Challenge

    November 26th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  19 mins 20 secs
    aero design, drones, uav

    Amanda Paciorkowski joins us to talk about the new SAE AeroConnect Challenge including its mission to create new connected aircraft solutions to help fight forest fires.

  • New Registration Process

    August 8th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  14 mins 43 secs
    2020 season, collegiate design series, sae

    We go over the details of the NEW registration process for the 2020 season!