37 GE volunteers provided an Engineering and Social Education event with 100 year 9 students and c.200 local primary school children.
Testing Air-Foil Cross Sections - to find the most lift (Using a 17th Century aviators Whirling Arm principal)
Leader board - Improvements from first test to second test to third test
Division of labour to build the aeroplanes
Communications - Brand identity - for the manufacturing team and the aviation product
Teams with completed air frame and branding at end of day ONE
A communications challenge to persuade a younger audience that their team's Aircraft and its Manufacturers are the best.
Flight tests in the morning
Winners of best built and most lift
Displays of branding and product information
Displays stands with incentives for a ten year old audience
200 primary children vote with their feet and complete aviation related activities and quizzes
The event ended with awards and a display of flying - thrills, spills and races and control tests-