About the event
Aerophilia is a two day National Level Aeromodelling Competition organized by Team Challengers of Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management, Mangaluru .
The event was first conducted in the month of May 2016 and the participants were PG,UG students from IIT's, NIT's and various college students from all over India. The highlights of the event were eminent guests from University of Texas and DRDO, Airshow by renowned flyers of the nation.
This event began with an inauguration ceremony which took place at 9:15 am in the august presence of our Chief Guest, J.T Radhakrishna, Director at Mangalore International Airport along with eminent delegates from various disciplines: Prof. B.R Kulkarni- Flight lieutenant Professor who is currently working in Goa Engineering College, Dr. Rajanikanth Shashtri- a former Intel Manager graduated from IIT Bombay, working at Software solution provider for FAB Labs in USA, Prof B.N Karkera- a scientist from BARC who is a director at KGRCS, Sahyadri, M R Vasudeva- a former director in Mangalore International Airport, Mrs Padmavathi- Scientist/Engineer at Aeronautical Development Agency, Bengaluru, Dr. M S Bhatt- Former distinguished scientist VSSE, ISRO and Adjunct faculty, NITK Suratkal and our respected principal Dr. U M Bhushi.
Why should you sponsor?
The event is one of its kind. An national level aeromodelling competetion. We have guests from abroad. International heli flyers. Talks from NASA and ISRO. Dignataries from DRDO, BARC etc