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Comments

a) What your team thought of the challenge (objective)?
Not as challenging from a design standpoint as compared to other years. Rather dependent on weather conditions.

b) What ideas your team considered?
Tried various store bought models.

c) What was your final design?
Styrofoam model plane bought at the store with a few modifications.

d) What was your testing process and how did you improve?
Tried the model with no modifications, added a few things like weight to make it roll, added the launcher mechanism, added ailerons.

e) What your team learned at the regional contest (if applicable)? N/A

f) What were your feelings or experiences at the JPL contest?
Good get together for all involved!

g) How would your team improve your design?
Make the ailerons out of something other than cardboard and tape.
 
 
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