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Beihang Aeromodelling Team Wins One Special Prize and Four First Prizes in 2023 CUADC
Release time:October 10, 2023 / Zhang Anqi

The 2023 China University Aircraft Design Competition (2023 CUADC) was held in Dingzhou, Hebei Province from September 25 to October 3, attracting over 1,800 candidates from 86 renowned universities to participate. After fierce competition, Beihang Aeromodelling Team eventually nabbed one special prize, four first prizes, three second prizes and four third prizes.

Established by the Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the China University Aircraft Design Competition (CUADC) is among the largest and most influential aerospace competitions in China. Since its inception, the competition has always adhered to the purpose of training more reserve talents for the national aviation industry, actively built platforms for excellent students to exchange ideas and cooperate, fully demonstrated the spirit of aviation students, and constantly promoted the improvement of the quality of independent training of talents in the field of aviation science and technology innovation in universities.

Since the summer vacation, the team members have overcome all kinds of difficulties to actively carry out preparatory work, constantly optimizing and improving the original design. During the competition, they faced all kinds of challenges bravely, united as one, and fought courageously, fully demonstrating their profound professional knowledge foundation, solid practice and innovation ability and fighting spirits as Beihang students. The innovative load team succeeded in taking off and landing with a 24kg load by virtue of the outstanding design and craft, setting the highest record in this competition.

Founded in 1952, Beihang Aeromodelling Team has established perfect mechanisms for member selection, competition preparation and academic achievement transformation through more than 70 years of development. It has become one of the most significant platforms to cultivate innovative talents. Its members took part in various competitions like the Challenge Cup, “Internet +” Competition, and China College Students' Entrepreneurship Competition, and attained brilliant results. The School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering is responsible for the daily management, technical guidance and team construction of the Beihang Aeromodelling Team under the guidance and support of the Beihang Youth League Committee.

Written by: Qiao Liang, Hou Yuxin

Reviewed by: Bao Rui

Edited by: Jia Aiping

Translated by: Zhang Anqi

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