Students all set for phase two of National Aerolympics 2016

Students all set for phase two of National Aerolympics 2016

Submitted by Rashmi on Fri, 2016-12-16 18:42 Bengaluru: Twenty-four teams from nine states, including two from Karnataka, will battle it out to claim the top prize at the prestigious National Aerolympics - an annual event conducted by the Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI), Bengaluru, to encourage students of 10th, 11th and 12th standard to study and later take up aerospace engineering as their career.According to the organisers, phase two of the competition is scheduled to be held from on Dec 16-18 at the Hindustan Management Academy Auditorium and at the Aeronautical Society of India Auditorium in Bengaluru.For National Aerolympics 2016, invitations were sent to more than 600 schools across India. The event was conducted in two phases. In phase one, a team of three students from a school were required to prepare a project report on “Naval Aviation” guided by a teacher. A total of 58 reports were received from various schools and were evaluated by a team of three aerospace experts.Based on the scores for the project reports, 24 teams from 9 states (2 from Karnataka) were shortlisted for the Phase 2 competition, which will feature 8 events totalling 200 marks. First, the students were asked to make a ‘Home Project’ on ‘Naval Aviation’ and submit it before Nov 25 for evaluation by judges and marks were allotted.The next evaluations are scheduled to be held from Dec 16-18. Based on the marks obtained by each team (24 Teams), final list of 12 teams will be finalised and these 12 teams will present their project report on “Naval Aviation” and their performances will be evaluated by a three- judge panel.Finally, based on the performance, winners and runners-up will be announced.