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SAE International Announces 2008 Aero Design West Results

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 9, 2008 - Following are the key results from the 2008 SAE International Aero Design West® competition:

Regular Class Overall / Elliott Green Award:
1st      #007 – Ecole Polytechnique De Montreal 
2nd     #001 – Kansas State University
3rd      #006 – South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Open Class Overall:
1st      #211 – Ecole Polytechnique De Montreal
2nd     #216 – Colorado State University
3rd      #212 – Iowa State University

Micro Class Overall:
1st      #312 – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
2nd     #311 – Concordia University
3rd      #320 – Warsaw University of Technology

SAE Design Innovation Award: #216 – Colorado State University
Innovation – Powered Drive

Regular Class – Most Payload Lifted Award:
1st      #006 – South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (32.63 lbs)
2nd     #001 – Kansas State University (27.31 lbs)

Open Class – Most Payload Lifted Award:
1st      #211 – Ecole Polytechnique De Montreal (37.35 lbs)
2nd     #216 – Colorado State University (27.99 lbs)

Micro Class – Highest Payload Fraction Award:
1st      #311 – Concordia University (.6807)
2nd     #315 – Parks College of Saint Louis University (.6538)

Regular Class Design Report Award:
1st      #006 – South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
2nd     #007 – Ecole Polytechnique De Montreal

Open Class Design Report Award:
1st      #212 – Iowa State University
2nd     #213 – Missouri S&T

Micro Class Design Report Award:
1st      #311 – Concordia University  
2nd     #312 – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Regular Class Oral Presentation Award:
1st      #004 – University of British Columbia ; #003 – Michigan Tech University (Tie)
2nd     #007 – Ecole Polytechnique De Montreal

Open Class Oral Presentation Award:
1st      #216 – Colorado State University
2nd     #213 – Missouri S&T

Micro Class Oral Presentation Award:
1st      #316 – California State University Long Beach
2nd     #322 – Iowa State University

Most Interesting Flight Path Award:
#215 – Parks College of Saint Louis University

Best Crash Award:
#032 – IPN – ESIME UP Ticoman

For detailed results, including scores, visit http://students.sae.org/competitions/aerodesign/results/.

 

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