First Annual

UAV Invitational Airshow and Speedfest

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The First Annual UAV Invitational Airshow and Speedfest was a great success.  The official gate count was over 750 people!  Click here for pictures, video, and stories about the event.  Thank you again to all who made this possible.

Saturday April 30, 2011 (Rain Date, Saturday May 14, 2011)

Open to the public
Free Hourly shuttle service from Payne County Fairgrounds.  Shuttle runs hourly beginning at 7:30.
Please do not bring food or large coolers.  Food and drink will be available for purchase

Location / Directions:        OSU Unmanned Aircraft Flight Station (UAFS) (12 Miles East of Stillwater)  *NOTE:  The best route to the UAFS from any direction, is to take highway 51.  Turn North on Clay Rd., and proceed 3.2 miles.  The field is on the right.  
OSU OrangeOSU Black
Pilot Dan BierlyRyan WitcheyUML 400 Lb Tigershark UAVDave Kester Turbine PhantomUAFSDon Perry's F-16

Hosted By:  Oklahoma State University, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
                       University Multispectral Laboratories
                       NASA Oklahoma Space Grant Consortium
                       Stillwater RC Fliers

Latest News and Announcements:

**Event schedule is now up.  See "Schedule" below**

            Teaser Video

Flight Events:

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8:00        Gates open
8:45        Registration
9:00        Pilot Meeting
9:15        Opening Ceremony

10:00      Speedfest Round1
10:30      Warbird demonstration (Jim Ellis)
10:45     Aerobatic demo (Dan Bierly) / Helicopter demo (Ryan Witchey)

11:00     Speedfest Round2
11:30     F-4 Jet Demonstration (Dave Kester)

12:00     Speedfest Round3
12:30     Flight Line
12:45     Flight Line

1:00        Speedfest Round4
1:30        F-16 Jet demonstration (Don Perry)

2:00        Speedfest Round5
2:30        Helicopter demonstration (Ryan Witchey)
2:45        Warbird demonstration (Jim Ellis)

3:00        Speedfest Round6
3:30        Research1 (Dan Bierly)
3:45        Research2 (Dan Bierly)

4:00        Speedfest Round7

4:30        Awards
4:45        Invitational Flying

  • Col. (ret.) Joseph Rea, OSU Alum 1948, 1956
  • Andrew S. Arena Memorial fund
  • Shlumberger, Inc.
  • Oklahoma State University, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • University Multispectral Laboratories
  • NASA Oklahoma Space Grant Consortium
  • OSU Student Government Association