AA294: Case Studies of Aircraft Design (Spring 2010/2011)
Seminar series on aircraft design by researchers and industry professionals. AA294 is a unique graduate level seminar course that aims to give students a practical perspective on aircraft design from the practitioners and experts in the field. The presentations take the form of technically rigorous briefings and program reviews on real-world projects and historically significant aircraft. Past speakers have come from large aerospace companies like Boeing, Airbus, Northrop Grumman, Embraer and General Atomics to smaller startups and consulting firms like ICON, Swift Engineering and AeroVironment. The seminar has also drawn extensively from the academic and aviation enthusiast communities to provide a truly diverse perspective on aircraft design and engineering.