Chopper Challenge

Contestants will build and test one chopper (rotary flying device) using only the materials provided at the competition. This event has a written test on the possible topics of relating to the parts and operation of rotary winged aircraft.

Number Students Allowed
Goggles
Held Where?
2 per team
Safety Glasses (ANSI Z87.1+)
In-person
Clarifications
Oct 1, 2022

Q1: How does the weight attach to the chopper? What is the shape of the weights?

A1: The eights are slip shot weights and are clamped onto the chopper at a point of the teams choosing. They will be similar to those at this link: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Eagle-Claw-Removable-Split-Shot-Sinkers-Dial-Pack-78-pcs/37548385