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Ghanaian Students To Participate In The FY22 RWDC State Unmanned Aircraft System Challenge.

Ghanaian students to participate in the world Drone challenge. Airspace Integration Of UAS Package Delivery.

Under the auspices of Young Aviators Ghana, Five teams of Ghanaian High Schools students namely JET A1, TURBOPROP, BOEING, SPACE SHIP and AEROJET have recently been mentored at the Real World Design Challenge, a world aerospace competition bootcamp in Accra on the design of package delivery drones for commercial operation. During first Camping for the competition here are some photos below.

These Students mostly girls with the support of both local and international mentors will design an unmanned aircraft system popularly called drones according to specifications of the challenge, how flight operations will be done and finally running as a business entity like Amazon Prime and Wing companies in the United States.

The first edition of the National Competition is slated for August this year in Ghana and these students will compete for a national prize and also be representing Ghana at the international competition next year April 2023. The real world design challenge is an annual competition for high school students between grades 9-12. With the help of both local and international mentors students solve real world engineering problems focused on bringing real work environment into the classroom.

The program is tailored to real industry standards. The students have real tools, play real roles, work on real problem and make real contribution. The winners of the national competition will compete with national winners from US, INDIA, CHINA, CANADA, MAURITIUS, next year.

The country representative for the competition who is also the President of Young Aviators Ghana indicated that each member of the team that wins the international competition receives scholarship worth fifty thousand dollars from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, USA. For further information visit www.realworlddesignchallenge.org.

The Guest Speaker for the bootcamp was Dr. Thomas Mensah, co-inventor of fiber optics technology, Ing. Dr. Lucy Agyepong, Associate Dean of Engineering, Academic City University College, Mr. Julian Benette, Coordinator for Mechanical Engineering, Academic City University College, Ms Vera Mitzler Hinson, General Sales and Manager, Rwand air ,Ghana and many more. The boot camp was supported by Ghana Civil Aviation Authority ,Gold Star Air and Academic City University College.

Please for any sponsorship or partnership, kindly contact Ghana's representative of the competition on +233 54 283 6136.

Thank you!

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