1st National Aero Design Competition 2014
Realizing the immense necessity and future prospects of Aeronautical Engineering as a profession in Bangladesh, the Military institute of Science And Technology (MIST) opened Aeronautical Engineering Department in the year 2009. Since then about 126 students has passed out with a B.Sc in Aeronautical Engineering (Honors) Degree.
In course of time the department felt the exigency of organizing an Aero Designing Competition. This sorts of competition are arranged in all the developed countries for the students and hobbyist of aeronautical field. Including MIST many other Universities (BUET, KUET, SUST, Daffodil University etc), Hobbyist Club (Runway 32) and Organization (ESAB) are currently working with Remote Controlled Aircraft and UAV in Bangladesh.
An aero design competition in national level thus became a demand of time. And for the first time in Bangladesh national aero design competition and exhibition was held in 14-15 October 2014.
Beginning of something new remains challenging and cumbersome, yet effervescent and dynamic. And this beginning, paves the pathway for the achievers.
Keeping all the constraints in our mind, AE department took the privilege and honor to welcome all the aero enthusiasts in Bangladesh to come to the forefront with their creative ideas and be a part of the history.
Total 27 teams from different institutions of Bangladesh participated in the competition. The chief Guest of the competition was Ismat Ara Sadique, (MP) Honorable State Minister, Ministry of Public Administration, People’s Republic of Bangladesh , and the Chairman of the event was Major General Md Siddiqur Rahman Sarker, hdmc, psc, respected Commandant, MIST.
In Fixed wing category 1st position achieved by team Long Ranger (MIST). The team Consisted of Three members- Lt Adam, Anup Acharya and Tanzimul Hasan Farabi.