On August 5, 2017, a team of PGH students will be competing in the 2017 Pittsburgh Red Bull Flugtag to be held in conjunction with the Three Rivers Regatta. While only 5 members are allowed to compete, a complement of support in the construction of the craft will be provided by a group of over a dozen fellow students. You can follow the full construction of the craft from concept to flight on their Facebook page at Red Bull Flugtag Pittsburgh – Wright Burgh’ers.
The 5 competing team members are:
1. Dustin Colella (Captain Cole)
2. Bryan Chapman (Chief Chappy)
3. Pilot: Turner Kaufmann (Head Turner)
4. Isabella Klink (Rosie the Riveter)
5. Andrew Keller (Handy Andy)
Construction on the craft began on Monday, June 5th. #redbullflugtag #threeriversregatta