Schools Aviation Challenge and the RNAS Yeovilton International Airday

Added 7th August 2013

Funding and volunteers from industry enabling schools to take part in one day events in schools to design, build and fly remote-controlled jet-powered cardboard aeroplanes - Also supported with free entry to participating schools to RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day 



Flight test - Cabot Learning Federation 

Rolls-Royce volunteers working with school students -Nailsea School

Designing wing sections using 17th century devise (+ electric motor) for testing lift - Nailsea School

Branding - Nailsea School 

Flight tests - Nailsea school

Rolls-Royce volunteers - Cabot Learning Federation


Lift testing with David Oyns from the Arkwright Scholarship Trust  -Cabot Learning Federation

Presentations- Cabot Learning Federation

Students from participating schools receive free entry to Yeovilton Air Day

Build and fly in 20 minutes - RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day.


Master Class with aviation designer Steve Smith

Happy winners of helicopter rides  at Yeovilton Air Show for 'Fastest Aeroplane' and 'Most Lift'


Fly-offs at Yeovilton 


Air frames minus their power tray waiting for flight tests 


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