SAE Aero Design

SAE Aero Design challenges university students to assume a system engineering approach to design and prototype a radio-controlled aircraft. Students analyze requirements, perform trade-studies, present a technical design report and build a prototype aircraft to match the requirements.

Complimentary Software

MathWorks provides complimentary software for this competition. If your team is participating in this competition and needs software, fill out the software request form.

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Student Tutorials and Videos

Learn how to use MATLAB and Simulink to design algorithms, create simulations, deploy code, and speed up software development for your projects.

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Interactive Online Tutorials

Learn by doing! Our two-hour online courses provide a hands-on learning environment where you will interact with a web-based version of MATLAB and receive instant and contextual feedback.

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Code Generation Video Tutorials

Learn how to convert MATLAB functions and Simulink models to C/C++ code.