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2024 Winners - The University of Manchester

The group - photograph

A closely fought competition as always, with Manchester and Dayton dominating the placings.

First Prize:- the Phantom 1 The University of Manchester's team of Talha Baig, Ronald Christian Indratjuatja, and Juan Doval

Second Prize: The 'X' wing, The University of Dayton's team of Colin Fletcher, Christopher Hayes and Grace Schreyer

The Most Innovative Design: The Joby Aviation S2, a tiltrotor The University of Manchester's Karim Hassan

The Best Presentation:- the 'X' wing.

Our especial thanks for the judges, Troy Hoeger, Len Pohlar, C.B. Cain and Frank Delsing.

And to our sponsors:-

ST Engineering Antycip
The Royal Aeronautical Society
The Aviation Historian


Archive of winners

Click on the links below for previous competition winners..

2023 Winners - The University of Cincinnati

2022 Winners - The University of Dayton

2021 Winners - The University of Manchester

2020 - No competition due to the Pandemic.

2019 Winners - The University of Manchester, The University of South Wales and The University of Dayton

2018 Winners - University of Dayton

2017 Winners - The University of Manchester

2016 Winners - The University of Manchester - Two teams tied

2015 Winners - University of Dayton

2014 Winners - The University of Manchester

2013 Winners - Mississippi State

2012 Winners - Swansea University

2011 Winners - University of Dayton

Flight Simulator - photograph

Winners with their test pilot

Flight Simulator - photograph

Karim with Troy Hoeger, presentation judge

Flight Simulator - photograph

UD team lab shot

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