Category: Competition

Enter the 2017 FAI Young Artist Contest and Show Us Your Vision of Flying!

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Does flying make you dream? Yes? Then pick up your pens, pencils or brushes and enter the 2017 FAI Young Artists Contest to reach for the clouds. The aim is to create a picture that illustrates this years’ theme “Beyond the Clouds”, and to show us your vision through your eyes! Youngsters from three age…

Boston based startup launches UAS video contest $500 in prizes

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Fly4.Me, a UAV service company challenges UAV pilots demonstrate their skill. The company is launching a video contest next week that will give pilots the chance to show the world what they’ve got. “This is a great way to encourage pilots to be active and help spread awareness about the UAV industry,” said CEO Adam…

Unmanned Systems Canada 2016 Student UAS Competition Results

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Southport, MB  Fourteen university student teams from across Canada competed in the Operational Phase of the 8th Unmanned Systems Canada UAS Student Competition hosted by Southport MB. Congratulations to VAMUdeS – Université de Sherbrooke for winning 1st Place on May 1st, 2016, their 7th consecutive victory! Phase 1, the design paper, attracted 18 teams and…

Airbus:- When crowdsourcing meets aerospace

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Two months after the announcement of the first investment of Airbus Ventures in the US-based motor vehicle company Local Motors, the two companies have launched their first joint pilot project for the co-creation of the next generation of commercial drones. The kick-off for this new crowdsourced way of teamwork, planned for this coming April, will take the form of…

Montreal swarm drones technology presented at Dubai international award

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Humanitas Solutions, a Montreal based technology company,produces a software solution which enhances humanitarian resource management in time of crisis. The drone management part of this software, HUMANIT3D SwarmNet, will be presented, from february 4th to february 6th, at the UAE Drones for Good Award event hosted in Dubai Internet City located in the United Arab Emirates. The integration…

Turkish delivery drone competition.

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The goal of the UAV TURKEY competition is to demonstrate the utility of UAVs for civilian applications, particularly in the applications that will help people in any emergency such as fire or accident. In this competition, participating teams will develop a UAV (either fixed or rotary wing) that possibly helps people in any emergency case…

UAV Challenge 2016 – ten years of the challenge

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2016 is the tenth year of the UAV Challenge. Our series of competitions began in 2007 with the first combined UAV Challenge Outback Rescue and Airborne Delivery Challenge event in Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia. Since then over 2,000 team members have attended UAV Challenge events. 2016 will be the biggest year yet for the UAV Challenge…

Parrot, accessory design competition

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MyMiniFactory has today launched one of its most exciting 3D Design Competitions yet: in collaboration with French company Parrot, the 3D modeling site is inviting 3D designers from around the world to submit their original add-ons and accessories to pimp-out the range of Parrot drones. Winners will receive up to $2,000 worth of prizes, as well…

sUAS News STE(A)M Grant 2016

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sUAS News has always believed in giving back to the community, and what better way  to support the community and its future than offering a STE(A)M Science, Technology, Engineering, (Art) and Mathematics outreach grant of $1000?  Here’s how it works: prospective grant recipients will be required to write a proposal detailing their concept on how…

Auckland team wins NZ drone competition

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New Zealand’s screen and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industries stand to benefit from technology developed by VorTech, the winner of Callaghan Innovation’s inaugural C-PRIZE competition, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce said today. Launched in April, the first C-PRIZE competition aimed to boost New Zealand’s position as world-leader in the development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle…