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Limited production run of Millswood Fail Safes for the Outback Challenge

An updated version of the Millswood Engineering Failsafe is about to have a pilot production run. There are many new features, but one of...

LightWare’s laser rangefinders assist to save Outback Joe

The 10th annual UAV Challenge is by far the most challenging mission. Not only is Outback Joe on a remote location, but this year teams must retrieve...

UAV Challenge Medical Express 2016

Announcing UAV Challenge Medical Express 2016 at an unmanned systems conference associated with the Avalon Airshow, event co-ordinator Dennis Frousheger said the 2016 challenge...

Robots in the skies: how Outback Joe was found and rescued

Lost and thirsty in the Australian bush, Outback Joe waited eight years. And finally, in September this year, he was found – by a...

Gang-gang: Canberra’s champion drone

Ian Warden A Canberra Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) team has just used its clever drone to save the life of a tourist, Joe, lost in...

Mission accomplished: lost bushwalker saved by flying robots

By Emily Lehmann Flying robot enthusiasts can breathe a deep sigh of relief, because Outback Joe has finally been saved after spending eight years lost in...

2014 UAV Outback Challenge Rescue Day 1

From the OBC Facebook page Day 3 of the 2014 UAV Challenge Outback Rescue was flying day number one of the Search and Rescue competition. The...

Clayfield’s Aviation High enters UAV Outback Challenge in Kingaroy

ALICIA NALLY CITY NORTH NEWS NEW designs and experimental theories will be put to the test in windy conditions this week as 22 students from...

Will They Finally Rescue Outback Joe?

Poor old Outback Joe has been lost near Kingaroy since 2007, but would-be rescuers haven’t given up hope of finding him and taking home...

Northrop Grumman sponsors high school students studying UAV’s

Northrop Grumman Corporation  is sponsoring a team of high school students from Dickson College who are competing in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Outback...