Boeing pronounces winners of eighth nationwide aeromodelling competitors in India

A file photograph of the finalists of Boeing Nationwide Aeromodelling Competitors at IIT Delhi, in New Delhi in 2014. This yr’s finale was held at R.V. School of Engineering in Bengaluru.
| Photograph Credit score: Kamal Narang

Boeing introduced the winners of the eighth annual Boeing Nationwide Aeromodelling Competitors in India, on Might 3.

This yr’s competitors attracted near 2,200 college students throughout India, and noticed a two-fold improve in participation throughout zonal and nationwide rounds. 39 finalists from 12 groups had been chosen for the finale, held at R.V. School of Engineering in Bengaluru.

Arshad Khan from Rabindranath Tagore College, Bhopal was declared winner of the competitors.

Sharanya Acharya Nishmithe, Aman Kumar Srivastav and Gagan G. Nayak from Nitte Mahalinga Adyanthaya Memorial Institute of Technology (NMAMIT), Nitte, Karnataka bagged the second spot

Divyamshu, Rathan Raj Okay. Nancy and Anantha Krishna, additionally from NMAMIT-Nitte, took the third spot.

The zonal rounds of the competitors had been held at IIT Kanpur, IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur, and IIT Madras. The highest three groups from every zone then travelled to Bengaluru for the finale.

The competitors began as an annual occasion in 2013 to offer a nationwide platform for college students who’ve a eager curiosity in aerospace engineering and associated fields. The competitors permits them to display their expertise and creativity in designing, constructing, and flying fixed-wing plane fashions of various sorts and sizes.

Salil Gupte, president, Boeing India, mentioned, “This national aeromodelling competition provides an excellent platform for young aviation and technology enthusiasts to present their creativity, and engineering and design skills. It is a testament to our commitment to encourage engineering talent to pursue careers in aerospace and defence in India.”

Ahmed Elsherbini, managing director, Boeing India Engineering & Technology Middle, and chief engineer, Boeing India, mentioned, “Aeromodelling competition plays a crucial role in the aerospace sector. It brings fresh perspectives, new ideas, and a willingness to challenge conventional thinking. With the aerospace industry constantly evolving, student innovation can be a driving force in the development of new technologies and sustainable solutions.”

Over time, Boeing has strategically invested in creating expertise for the aerospace sector in India. Its packages, together with Boeing College Innovation Management Growth (BUILD) Program, the Boeing HorizonX India Innovation Problem, and the Accelerated Plane Upkeep Engineers (AME) Apprenticeship program, have all helped empower entrepreneurs and contributed to constructing a talented frontline workforce for India.

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