Team History

2019 - 2020

Competition: 

  • AIAA Design, Build, Fly: Wichita
  • Fly off cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Awards: 

  • 7th Place Overall (Out of 101)
  • AIAA Aerospace Design Engineers Guide

Plane Name: 

  • Atlas

2018 - 2019

Competition: 

  • AIAA Design, Build, Fly: Tuscon

Awards: 

  • 15th Place Overall (Out of 120)
  • 38th on Design Report

Plane Name: 

  • Dragonfly

2017 - 2018

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design West

Awards: 

  • 13th Place Overall - Advanced Class

Plane Name: 

  • Phoenix Viridi

2016 - 2017

AAVG officially changes names and reorganizes as the Miner Aviation Student Design Team (MAV)

2015 - 2016

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design East

Awards: 

  • 10th Place Overall - Advanced Class
  • 14th Place Presentation - Advanced Class
  • 3rd Place Design Report - Advanced Class

Plane Name: 

  • Holly

2014 - 2015

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design West

Awards: 

  • 6th Place Overall - Advanced Class
  • 12th Place Presentation - Advanced Class
  • 3rd Place Design Report - Advanced Class
  • 14th Place on Drop Accuracy - Advanced Class

Plane Names: 

  • Jenny
  • Lynda

2013 - 2014

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design West

Awards: 

  • 4th Place Overall - Advanced Class
  • 5th Place Presentation - Advanced Class
  • 12th Place Report - Advanced Class
  • 2nd Place Drop Accuracy - Advanced Class

2012 - 2013

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design East

Awards: 

  • 1st Place Overall - Advanced Class
  • 1st Place Presentation - Advanced Class
  • 3rd Place Design Report - Advanced Class

2011 - 2012

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design East

Awards: 

  • 6th Place Overall - Advanced Class
  • 2nd Place Presentation - Advanced Class
  • 3rd Place Design Report - Advanced Class

2010 - 2011

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design East

Awards: 

  • 6th Place Overall - Advanced Class
  • 1st Place Design Report - Advanced Class

2009 - 2010

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design East

Awards: 

  • 5th Place Overall - Advanced Class
  • 2nd Place Design Report - Advanced Class
  • 3rd Place Overall - Micro Class
  • Highest Payload Fraction - Micro Class

Plane Name: 

  • Favonius (Advanced Class)
  • Pluto (Micro Class)

2008 - 2009

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design East

Awards: 

  • 3rd Place Overall - Open Class
  • 2nd Place Design Report - Open Class
  • 2nd Place Presentation - Open Class
  • 3rd Place Payload Capacity - Open Class

2007 - 2008

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design West

Awards: 

  • 5th Place Overall - Open Class
  • 2nd Place Design Report - Open Class
  • 2nd Place Presentation - Open Class

Plane Name: 

  • Whalicus

2006 - 2007

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design East

Awards: 

  • 4th Place Overall - Open Class

Plane Name: 

  • Promethius

2005 - 2006

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design East

Awards: 

  • 7th Place Overall - Open Class
  • 2nd Place Design Report Report & Presentation - Open Class

2004 - 2005

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design East

Awards: 

  • 3rd Place Overall - Open Class
  • First Place Presentation - Open Class
  • Second Place Design Report - Open Class
  • Best Design - Open Class
  • Most Interesting Flight Path - Open Class

2003 - 2004

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design West

Awards: 

  • 2nd Place Overall - Open Class
  • Most Weight Lifted - Open Class

2002 - 2003

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design East - Centennial of Flight

Awards: 

  • 1st Place Overall - Open Class

2001 - 2002

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design East

Awards:

  • Best Design - Regular Class

2000 - 2001

Competition: 

  • SAE Aero Design East

Awards: 

  • 2nd Place Overall - Open Class

1999 - 2000

The Advance Aero Vehicle Group (AAVG) is Officially Formed as a University of Missouri - Rolla (UMR) Student Design Team