34 secondary schools participated in the annual event
The hot blistering sun did not stop 190 students from 34 secondary schools from crashing their beloved planes at SP's multi-purpose field on Wed, 7 Sep 2005 from 9am to 12.30pm.
Made from recycled material and lightweight aluminium, canvass and wooden planks, these planes were designed to fly as far as possible after being launched from a 5-storey high ramp. The planes ranged from tiny fighter planes to huge 3m wide jumbos which had to carry a mandatory 5kg metallic load.
Woodlands Ring Secondary School not only won the best designed plane but also flew the longest distance to capture the winning trophy.
This annual event was jointly organised by SP's School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and the North East CDC and attended by Penny Low, MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol.