Rolls-Royce Will Power the World’s Fastest Passenger Plane


Boom Supersonic will pair with Rolls-Royce’s powerful aeronautics group to build the world’s fastest supersonic passenger jet

Now that Boom has designed the airframe for its flagship Overture aircraft—the Denver-based startup will unveil XB-1, a 1:3 scale model of Overture, in October, with test flights to follow next year—it’s seeking a partner to help make the propulsion system. With a portfolio of existing and developing carbon-neutral technologies, Rolls-Royce is uniquely positioned to step into the spotlight. 

Could it adapt the “densest airplane battery ever” and an all-electric propulsion system for a supersonic jet?

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MAE CAD Competition

Do you want to show off your amazing CAD skills? Come and participate in the MAE CAD competition for a chance to win cool prizes! You will have one week to submit your design of a prompt that we will release at the beginning of the submission period. You may use the CAD software of your choice! Submissions will be from November 22nd to 29th! Winners will be decided on our social media and the top 3 designs will receive awesome prizes!

Let the CAD competition begin! You will have until November 29th at 11:59 PM to redesign “the Thing”! What is the thing you ask? The thing is a yellow beam structure at Carleton! You can use the CAD software of your choice! You will submit a video demonstrating your design to this link: . Designs will then be posted on our social media and voted upon based on creativity, complexity and effort! Don’t forget that the top three designs will win awesome prizes!!

CMAS Constitution Review

CMAS is looking to review and edit our Constitution! If you are interested in assisting with this, please contact Bea Levin at by November 25th for more information on how to join.

Meet N’ Greet

Hey come out to the CMAS Meet N’ Greet! This is a chance for you to meet the CMAS executive team and your fellow Mechanical and Aerospace students. It’s going to be a chill night to hang out with other THRIVING engineering students. Interested? Join us from this Tuesday November 3rd from 6-8pm (EST)! This event will be taking place in the 3300 block discord server.

ASHRAE Local Scholarships

The deadlines for undergraduate scholarships are rapidly approaching. Ottawa Valley ASHRAE has TWO local scholarships available worth $3,000 each! If you wish to apply please begin the process ASAP. ASHRAE Society also has numerous undergraduate scholarships worth up to $10,000 with more information at the link below. Note that Society scholarships are far more competitive than the local scholarship, but we suggest applying for both. The deadline for submitting an application for ASHRAE Society Scholarships is December 1st and references are required!

CMAS Spooky Logo Contest

Calling all CMAS members! We need YOUR help to make CMAS the spookiest society of them all! Redesign the CMAS logo and make it scarier than when your CAD software freezes and you haven’t saved your work . To submit a design you can dm us the picture or email We are accepting submission until October 25th at 11pm! The spookiest design will represent CMAS and compete against all the other clubs and societies!

Rules are in the poster and here is the link to the CMAS logo: