The AEV design project is a team project that is meant to teach the participants the concepts of project management, documentation, and the design process. The AEV is a small electric vehicle that drives itself around a monorail track using propellers. The AEV is constructed using a lab kit which consists of small fastening components along with PVC sheets, and uses a small microcontroller to interpret and execute the group’s code. Teams are also able to 3D print custom parts to add to their vehicle, using various materials. The AEVs are designed over the course of many labs which discuss the ideas of electric motors, air propulsion, and energy management.