Our faculty was represented by a team of graduate students in Design Competition that is organized annually by American Helicopter Society. The objectives of the competition were to design a helicopter that could fly 2 hours in a range of 2000 meters and a turbine motor. The team was formed by Utku Türkyılmaz, Hasan İbaçoğlu, Hakan Yeşilel, Sedat Süsler, Serhat Yılmaz, Resul Açıkyol, Evren Öner, Ali Özel and Murat Bronz; recieving “Best New Entrant” award among the first time contestants in the competition.