Flight 2018 – Report

 

In order to enrich the students’ intelligence in various concepts and to understand their depth in their fields, Madras Institute of Technology conducts various symposiums every year. FLIGHT is one of the oldest symposiums of MIT. FLIGHT 2k18 is a national level technical symposium conducted by The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Association of Aeronautical Engineers (AAE), held on 16th and 17th of March, 2018.



The main aim of FLIGHT is to develop the thinking ability of students through various Workshops, Technical events, Non technical Events etc. with prizes worth 150k. Our sponsors include Uniq Technologies, Garuda Aerospace Pvt. Ltd., Poorvika, ST Courier, News 7 Tamil, Caddam Technologies etc.

 



 

Day 1 – March 16, 2018

The auspicious day began with the Inauguration Ceremony at RLHC’s Conference Hall. The guest of
honor was Mr. T K Sundaramurthy, from the 36 th batch of The Department of Aerospace Engineering, also an ISRO scientist. The ceremony was presided by our beloved Dean, Dr. A.Rajadurai, our HOD, Dr.B.T.N.Sridhar, our senior faculty members, Dr.R.Dhanraj, Dr.Jayaram, Dr.J.Dheenadhayalan and the students of the Aerospace Department.



 

Soon after the inauguration, the Workshops were conducted. It includes Control Line Engine, Composites, Quadcopter, Jets, NASTRAN and MATLAB. Some of them were two day workshops. It was conducted for the students who wanted to reconnoitre the field of Aeronautical Engineering. The Technical Events include Aircrash Investigation, CAD modeling, Flight Simulator, Connexions, Paper Presentation etc. It was conducted in two rounds. The Drone Expo, held at OAT got a huge welcome by many people. Several drones were made to fly in the air attracting many people. The mega event Drone Racing Championship was started at 3.30 pm in Hanger 1. Students from various colleges took part in this event and made it a huge success.

 

 

Day 2 – March 17, 2018

The second day of this symposium includes 5 non technical events – Treasure Hunt, Bezzer – Wizzer, Math-o- Mania, Connexions and Know the Logo. The Gaming Events were Mini Militia, FIFA,and Clash Royale. All the students were eagerly waiting for these gaming events. In the afternoon the remaining Technical Events like RC Plane Racing, Bottle Rocketry, Boomerang, Paper Glider, Paradive were held at the MIT Annexure. It witnessed a huge crowd.



Finally the most awaited Alumni Meet started at 06.30 pm at the Rajam Hall. Many alumni were present at this grand occasion. The seniors and the juniors were united by our wonderful T – series. The day concluded with delicious food. The sharing of their memorable incidents made the alumni meet a remarkable one.

 

Reported by: Pradeepkumar. S, First year, Aerospace Engineering

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