CDS Events History

North American Competitions

SAE Aero Design® East

First Competition - 1986
Organizing Institutions - SAE and the annual host institution

1986 Competition Data Number of registered teams: Not available
Number of participating students: Not available
Site: Kansas City, KS
2013 Competition Data Number of registered teams: 75
Number of participating students: 528
Site: Fort Worth Thunderbirds Field, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Notes: (1) Aero Design was originally named the Radio Controlled Cargo Aircraft Competition. (2) Aero Design was organized as a single event from 1986 through 1994. Beginning with the 1995 events the competition was split into two competitions: Aero Design East and Aero Design West.

SAE Aero Design® West

First Competition - 1995
Organizing Institutions - SAE and the annual host institution

1995 Competition Data Number of registered teams: 22
Number of participating students: 86
2013 Competition Data Number of registered teams: 75
Number of participating students: 418
Site: Valley Flyers Field, Van Nuys, California, USA

Competitions outside North America

SAE Aero Design® Brazil

First Competition - 1999
National Organizing Institutions - SAE Brazil

1999 Competition Data Number of registered teams: Not available
Number of participating students: Not available
Site: Brazil
2008 Competition Data Number of registered teams: 66
Number of participating students: 650
Site: Brazil

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