UAS4STEM CHAMPIONSHIP AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2022
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 16, 2022) — The UAS4STEM competition for high school students is back for the second year at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022. The Academy of Model Aeronautics event is for groups of students, ages from 11-17, who build an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and compete against other teams to complete a specific mission through different obstacles.
“The competition allows kids to have the opportunity to create innovative technology while also developing valuable life lessons within the workforce,” said Kyle Jaracz, AMA’s Education Director. “It is always exciting to see what the kids envision and how they work as a team to develop and compete with an unmanned aircraft system.”
Teams that are competing at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022 include:
• Creekview Aeronautics Team (Canton, GA)
• Redstone Composite Squadron (Huntsville, AL)
• The Flying Nuggets (Decatur, GA)
• Ryken Flying Knights (Leonardtown, MD)
• McIntosh Aeronautics (Peachtree City, GA)
• Sato Drone Team Quad-dragons (Long Beach, CA)
• Midtown Drone Team (Atlanta, GA)
• Some Assembly Required (Mt. Airy, MD)
The competition will take place on July 28-29 near the southwest corner of Camp Scholler. The top teams from the national level will be recognized during Friday’s afternoon air show. Teams in first, second and third place will receive Skydio products and scholarship awards funded by the AMA Foundation and Skydio.
The first national competition held at EAA AirVenture 2021 concluded with the champion: Some Assembly Required of Rockville, Maryland, second place: McIntosh Aeronautics of Peachtree City, Georgia, and third place: Creekview High School Aeronautics of Canton, Georgia.
UAS4STEM is a competition that allows kids to see different career opportunities in the UAS and aviation industries. UAS4STEM is a program of the Academy of Model Aeronautics. For additional information visit uas4stem.org
About EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” and EAA’s membership convention. Additional information, including advance ticket and camping purchase, is available at www.EAA.org/airventure. For more information on EAA and its programs, call 800-JOIN-EAA (800-564-6322) or visit www.EAA.org. Immediate news is available at www.twitter.com/EAA.