Aircraft Design – Critical Design Review (CDR) Poster Session

FXB busy with hard working students eager to show off their work

The AEROSP 481 – Aircraft Design course, instructed by Professor Gokcin Cinar, had its Critical Design Review (CDR) Poster Session in the FXB atrium on Friday, December 1.

This semester, students were asked to design a Heavy-Lift Aircraft (HLA) in conjunction with the 2024 AIAA Team Aircraft Design Competition. This year’s RFP challenged participating teams to design a replacement aircraft for the US Air Force’s maturing cargo fleet. These aircraft are expected to have a 2033 Entry into Service, factor in a 10% profit margin per aircraft, and comply with FAR 25 certification requirements. Some general requirements include:

Great work to all of the students!


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