60 students work with 12 STEM Ambassadors to stage an Air Show in one day
Nine Primary Schools in Patchway and Filton building aeroplanes and creating sculptures based on Aviation Heritage in the south West.
60 pupils in year 4, 5 and 6 stage an after school Airshow for parents following a day of aviation workshops.
Report on impact of Bristol Airport Funding for Aviation Days in North Somerset
Bristol Airport funded practical workshops for Science Technology Engineering and Maths.The challenge is was to use cardboard with electric motors and radio control systems to create an airshow for parents in one day.
Volunteers from GKN Aerospace, ARUP and Rolls-Royce help 150 Year 7 students build airframes, test fly them to improve stability and then kit them out with a motor and radio control gear.
Bristol Airport funding helped Backwell School near Bristol stage an Aviation Day - Design and engineering workshops followed by a student produced Airshow for parents and friends.
200 Year 8 students from five of the Cabot Learning Federation Academies will be selected through a science and engineering challenge to meet up with aviation experts and air craft designers to see which team can create the best model aircraft from cardboard. The students stage the CLF Airshow on 13th July for parents, friends and businesses. Supported by Roll-Royce Volunteers and other industry sectors including DS Smith Packaging.