YUAA UAV Flies for the First Time

Saturday morning November 16th, at Swamp Flyers Flying Club Field, the UAV flew for the first time after being constructed by the UAV team. The plane made three flights that were five to eight minutes long, and it performed above expectations. It flew by radio control (the future goal is to fly autonomously), but the team was still able to test how easily the plane will be able to gain control after being deployed from the rocket.  It was discovered that the plane could go from an almost stand still to flying without dropping more than five feet, which is a very promising result for the future.