SAE Aero Design West

April 6-8, 2018

Van Nuys, California USA

Travel Information

Visa Requests

Affiliated CDS Student Team Members will have the ability to print out a Registration Confirmation Letter for the individual event(s) that they are attending. Once a student team member affiliates themselves to their teams profile page under their individual edit section. They will have the opportunity to print out their personalized letter with the following information: Student's Name, the School's Name, the SAE Event Name, Official Dates and Location(s).

Please be advised that SAE International cannot intervene with, or call or send personal letters to, the State Departments, Embassies or Consulates of the United States or other governments on behalf of any meeting or event participant.


The official event convention center hotel for SAE Aero Design West 2017 is:

Radisson Fort Worth South
100 E Altamesa Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76134
(817) 293-3088

This is the site of the Friday team presentations, Technical and Safety Inspections and the all hands briefing on Friday evening. SAE Aero Design strongly suggests that teams stay at the event hotel.  SAE Aero Design has negotiated a great room rate of $60/night at our event hotel. SAE Aero Design strongly suggests that you and your team stay at the event hotel, since all Friday activities are held here and the hotel is an easy drive from the flying site at Thunderbird Field.

If you book by phone, call (817) 293-3088 and ask for the SAE Aero Design Group Rate of $60.00. You may also book online. The online booking link is The special event rate is good from Tuesday, 03/07 through Monday, March 13, 2017.

The hotel will accept SAE Aero Design shipments starting Monday March 06, 2017.