Mangaluru,Jan 27, 2017: Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management, in Mangaluru, will host two day National Level Aeromodelling competition, Aerophilia- 2017- an annual event from January 27. This edition it has added another interesting competition where drones will race in the sky.
The competition aims to widen the innovative prospects in the field of aeronautics. Students of all grades and colleges across the country are invited the event. This competition provides a platform to the students to showcase their talents and pursue their passion in a field that is very unique and provide eclectic opportunities to be in terms as par with the other developed countries.
The Aerophilia 2017 airshow is performed by Abdullah Jaseem is open to the public and all students on Jan 27, Friday. The air show will provide a multitude of learning experiences in mathematics, history, arts/graphics and science. Also on next day there will be a Kite show in the evening at the campus.
The Aerophilia 2017 winners will be honored with cash prizes worth of Rs 1,45,000. This event will attract the nation’s aero modelling enthusiasts to Mangaluru. Apart from Aeromodelling there is another exciting event this year--- ’India’s first Drone Race’.
Technical talks will be delivered by the chief guests on the importance of RC Modeling, the various career paths available and the importance of aero modeling in the development of the nation.
The participating teams are expected to design a radio controlled aircraft with the limitations regulated in its dimension and the power system. The aircraft is validated by its maneuverability and maximum payload carrying capacity, which will be tested in two successive rounds. Special attractive air shows will be performed by National and International radio flyers