The North Carolina A&T State University Aero team recently participated in the SAE Aero Design East competition in Fort Worth, Texas. Thirty-nine teams from around the world participated. The A&T team ranked 16th out of 39 in the competition. The A&T airplane flew and was able to lift about 28 pounds, including the payload of 15 pounds. The team was made up of Monica Allen, Ariana Betts, Katina Henson, Samira Johnson, Alexis Trent, James Wolter, Justin Gage, Michael Troxell, Stephen Poe, Kerwin Vargas and Ethan Poe. The faculty advisor was Dr. Messiha Saad.