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The MX-5 is M-Fly's 5th Advanced Class aircraft which competed in the 2020 SAE Aero Design East competition. It is a remote-controlled box-and-wing aircraft constructed primarily from wood and carbon fiber. Equipped with a 750 Watt-limited motor, the MX-5 is able to carry more than 10 pounds of static and dynamic payload while airborne. It has two delta-wing gliders, one mounted under each wing, which can autonomously navigate to user-inputted GPS coordinates. The MX-5 won 1st place in design in the 2020 SAE Aero Design East Competition.


19 lbs

Empty Weight

32 lbs

Max Takeoff Weight

11 ft


~20 ft/s

Max Flight Speed