Flight Simulation Competition

The purpose of Flight Simulation is to generate interest in the fields of avionics aeronautics and aviation. Students gain an understanding of the skills involved in flight, not just from the piloting standpoint but the engineering and physics behind flying. Students are engaged in hands-on and conceptual perspectives by working with mentors and trainers who instruct and inspire them to explore …

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Drone Competition

Ten teams of three students will be required to present a 1-page research paper on military or civilian drones and how they are utilized, produce a poster board display on their findings, develop a website and a brochure, and provide an oral presentation before a panel of aerospace industry professionals.    Each team will receive a drone for practice to prepare …

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Air Traffic Control Competition

We would like to invite your school to join us for the PATRIOTS AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL COMPETITION.  Students will be involved in an interactive presentation where they will learn about careers in the air traffic control industry such as pilots and air traffic controllers.   COMPETITIONS:  Ten teams of three students will be required to present a 1-page research paper on …

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Aerospace Aviation Summit

The Aerospace/Aviation Summit will bring the government, the aerospace industry, and our students together exposing them to aerospace careers with over 15 aerospace exhibits.  Joint Base Andrews serves as the host site for this one-day summit and will include Air Traffic Control, Drone, and Flight Simulation Competitions.   COMPETITION HIGHLIGHTS:  Air Traffic Control  Teams will play Airport Madness 3D, an air …

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What Is Your Dream Career In The Aerospace Industry?

Aerospace Aviation Summit

Aerospace Aviation Summit March 9th, 2023 – 10am to 1pm Three students on a team, up to 10 teams for each Aerospace competition. Sign up now before all spots are taken! Win Prizes Lunch will be provided EVENT Information:WHEN: March 9, 2023TIME: 10:00AM-1:00PMWHERE:Joint Base Andrews1191 Menoher DriveJB Andrews, MD Registration$10 for members$20 for non-members Choose From The Competitions Below (Free …

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2022 Aerospace/Aviation Virtual Competition – March 24

March 24, 2022, 10AM – 1:30PM General information:  It’s all about exposing students to STEM careers in the aerospace industry from designing aircraft, checking the weather, controlling the aircraft taking off and landing, and maintaining maintenance.  They will also learn about mechanical and electrical engineering.  Students will get an overview of the STEM positions at Joint Base Andrews.  Program:  Students …

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Paul Rinaldi – Aerospace

Paul Rinaldi

“STEM camps are so important and aviation groups because it becomes natural when you think about principles of flight or the mathematics behind separating two airplanes five or three miles apart and the speed they are going.  STEM and education are so important. The future is so bright in aviation with commercial space really becoming the normal thing that people …

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Virtual Women History Month Competition

Virtual Women History Month Competition

March 20, 2021 at 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Spotlighting women in the aerospace industry at NASA featuring Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated orbital mechanics for the success of the first space flight. Our Industry Partners will be the Guest Speakers. Participants: Individual 5th to 12th Grade Students Competition: There will be a Kahoot Game Show on the presentation …

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Dr. Yuanwei Jin – Aerospace

Dr. Yuanwei Jin

Dr. Yuanwei JinChair of the Department of Engineering & Aviation SciencesUniversity of Maryland, Eastern Shore “There are quite a few career tracks for an aerospace/aviation engineer.  As an aerospace engineer you will basically design different parts of the aircraft.  In aviation, you will operate the aircraft and can become a professional pilot or operating drones.” Dr. Yuanwei Jin is a …

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