Impression of the event: Compilation of our flights:
The 12 kg flight was enough. In the last run we lifted 12.5 kg, but a strong thermal gust during the approach broke a winglet resulting in a crash. We repaired the plane in time for the fourth run, but the competition was declared to be over after the third run.
We did a 12 kg flight! We had to restart, but the 2nd time everything went well! At the moment we are leading. But a Chinese team orderd 12,25kg. All of us are very happy.
Good morning again, Yesterday we were unlucky. The wind and thermal conditions are very difficult. The air is extremly turbulent. On our test run we did 10 kg, but breaking the rod of the front landing gear because of a gust from behind. We fixed that and ordered 11,5kg for the first round. The 11,5 […]
The Air Cargo Challenge is arranged every two years between universities from all over Europe or even from all over the world. After hosting the competition in 2011 the members of the Akamodell Stuttgart are now proud of beeing able to participate again and designing/building a new aircraft for this task. What is the competition […]
Good morning everyone, Yesterday we passed the technical inspection. Everything was fine there. Also the stability test was no real problem with 13,2 kg. The highest load tested. In presentation Christian and Ruben did well. But we don’t have the results right now. As we aspected many teams built a large ribbed wing. Most have […]