Competition

N.C. State launches drone contest

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By Dan Kane As the spider-like drone climbed 25 feet into the air and flew nearly the length of the grassy expanse at the center of N.C. State University’s engineering school, Professor Mihail Sichitiu followed it on the ground with…

CU Air Helios takes to the sky

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News from Cornell University Unmanned Air systems Helios, the 2014 AUVSI competition aircraft, left the ground during its much-anticipated maiden flight on March 8, 2014. Two flight tests lasting approximately 15 minutes total occurred, through 11 knot winds and a slight crosswind. Take-offs…

UAE Launches $1m Competition To Invent Unmanned Drones

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The UAE government has launched an international competition with a cash prize of $1 million for inventing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to deliver government services in the country. Companies, universities, creative individuals and specialised professionals will all be invited to…

Drone Prize 2014

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Drone Prize 2014 is a nationwide contest that brings hobbyists together to help make the world a better place, and award fabulous prizes at the same time! Throughout history, we have sought to know our world from above. Until recently,…

Flying Donkey Challenge & Conference

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Amazon made the news with its Prime Air unmanned delivery service. Do they have serious plans or was this just a clever free publicity stunt before the end of year e-shopping binge? The Flying Donkey Challenge is a forum that…