Aerial Drone Competition and Open House

Aerial Drone Competition and Open House

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Aerial Drone Competition and Open House

Dec. 11th, 2021 at 10am to 2pm
Northland Aerospace Campus

Northland Community & Technical College’s aerospace site in Thief River Falls will welcome the community for a public open house on Saturday, December 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In conjunction with this event, a first-of-its-kind to northwest Minnesota REC Foundation Aerial Drone Competition (RADC), the 2021-22 Challenge: Downdraft 2, will be held featuring high school students from across the region.

Visitors to this event can test their metal riveting skills, fly small drones, explore the world of virtual reality, and compete in a paper airplane creation and flying contest to win some Northland gear. Take the opportunity to sit in the cockpit in one of many aircraft, explore Northland’s industry specific program offerings, and enjoy some refreshments.

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