Over the next few months, high school students will design an airplane cockpit seat, and produce it on a 3-D printer, from inside their North Charleston classroom.
R.B. Stall High School is one of six high schools in the state participating in a pilot program to introduce aerospace engineering to students.
Some high schools already offer aerospace or engineering courses. But this four-course curriculum is more robust, said Adrianne Beasley, aerospace initiatives director for the S.C. Council on Competitiveness, an industry advocacy group.