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Mitchell Campbell, mechanical engineering student, launching UWindsor’s aircraft at the SAE Aero Design West Collegiate Competition. Mitchell Campbell, mechanical engineering student, launching UWindsor’s aircraft at the SAE Aero Design West Collegiate Competition.

Engineering team among top at aircraft design competition

A team of five mechanical engineering students won the SAE Aero Design West Collegiate Competition, micro class, for designing an aircraft that was required to pass 50 technical inspection and safety rules to be cleared for take-off.

The three-day competition, which was held recently in California, also included a design proposal, an oral presentation and four rounds of flight for 74 teams which hailed from as far away as Japan, says Team Captain Richelle Dolan.

Free fitness classes to add to health

Campus Recreation is offering free sessions during Mental Health Awareness Week.

UWindsor employees can check out lunchtime fitness classes in the Education Gym, between the CAW Student Centre and the University Computer Centre, weekdays at 12:10 p.m. Assumption University Chapel is the setting for a new Zumba course, Mondays and Wednesdays at 12:10 p.m.