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IIT-B aviation festival starts Saturday

Saturday February 04, 2012 10:43:41 PM, IANS

Mumbai: Showcasing air shows, design challenges and workshops for aero-enthusiasts, the two-day annual aviation festival of the Indian Institute of Technology kickstarts here Saturday.

Titled 'Zephyr', the 10th edition of the festival, is organised by the Aerospace Engineering Association of IIT-Bombay.

"Zephyr-2012 will be showcasing breathtaking air shows by hosts of autonomous MAVs (Micro air vehicles) and UAV aerobatics (unmanned air vehicles) and "Star Gazing"," said organiser Pranusha Manthri.

"Over 3,000 students will attend the fest that has been sponsored by over 30 corporates including Boeing and GE, establishing itself as India's largest aviation festival," she added.






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