Otago Daily Times

Studentbui­lt plane part of showcase


Otago Polytechni­c students Linda Street and Jonathan Storm sit with the kitset Vans RV12 aeroplane, ZK OPT, built by bachelor of engineerin­g technology and New Zealand diploma in engineerin­g students, in Dunedin, this year.

Costing $70,000 from the polytechni­c’s capital expenditur­e budget, the plane had already been sold, a statement from Otago Polytechni­c said.

The aeroplane is on display at the Otago Polytechni­c Hub as part of the polytechni­c’s yearend engineerin­g showcase.

The showcase covered a wide range of engineerin­g discipline­s, the polytechni­c said.

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