Merlin Mk 2 Squadron Hosts Student Engineering Competition
Aspiring young Design and Technology Students from across Cornwall descended on Royal UK Naval Air Station Culdrose to compete in a prestigious Engineering Challenge competition.
Merlin Mk 2 training squadron, 824 NAS, paid host to the “Lockheed Martin Schools Engineering Challenge” which has been designed to inspire year 9 students who hope to follow careers in air engineering.
Organised by STEM – Works, a group set up to promote, Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, (STEM). The competition allows students to plan, design and builds scale models that resolve a complex “mission” set to challenge them and based on real life operations that Naval Air Engineers have experienced.
Press Release, June 30, 2014; Image: Australian Navy