Electric Wright Stuff
Welcome to Electric Wright Stuff! In this event, prior to the tournament teams design, construct, and test free flight electric-powered monoplanes to achieve maximum time aloft.
The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. You can find free online copies of the current rules for download on the 2022 Rules page of the Science Olympiad website. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. This event is generously supported by the National Free Flight Society (NFFS).
Resources & Links
- Score Sheet and Team Checklist Page
- National Free Flight Society Science Olympiad webpage
- National Free Flight Society YouTube Free Flight videos
- Minimizing Weight Gain While Maximizing Strength When Gluing Balsa
SO Store & Ward's Science Materials
- Electric Wright Stuff Digital Download DVD
- Official Ward's Science Olympiad Kit for Electric Wright Stuff - Coming Soon! The are the only officially licensed kits from Science Olympiad, Inc. allowed to use the 2022 Rules and specifications
Event Supervisor Resources
In addition to the resources on the Event Supervisors page, Electric Wright Stuff Event Supervisors should be sure to use the following resources:
- Score sheet and team checklist
- Event Logistics Manual - Updated for 2022 with new information concerning COVID-19 precautions, running the event in Satellite and mini SO tournament formats,and more tips on the event!
- US Bureau of Labor Statistics - Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians
- CareerOneStop - Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians Career Video
- US Bureau of Labor Statistics - Electrical and Electronics Engineers
- STEM Session on Circuits
- IEEE TryEngineering - Find an Engineering Program