The Alberta Beef plane is the first Schulich Aerodesign plane to successfully fly at the SAE Aero Design competition. The 2015/16 school year marked the time when the team took the extra mile, learned from mistakes and ensured that every process of design and manufacturing was perfected.

“That plane is beefy”

Oral Presentation Judge

The name of the plane was inspired by a comment from one of the judges and from there the first competition aircraft in our history was made.

2015-2016 Schulich Aerodesign Plane

Competition Placement

  • 10th place in the oral presentation
  • 16th place in design report
  • 27th place in flight rounds

Overall, this year marked a huge step the club took in developing consistency and the desire to continuously improve our skills.