UAV Outback Challenge – Photos – High School Students Airborne Delivery Competition

by Mike88Sep 23, 2014

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We watched the School Students prepare and compete today, pretty sure I got photos of all of them, sorry if I missed anyone.

Special mentions go to the Jaimyn Mayer from Brisbane. I really felt for him, his UAV appeared to lose radio communication during the scrutineering flight and then his aircraft terminated its flight like they are supposed to.

Unfortunately his aircraft was a complete write off but I feel he deserves special mention. All of the other teams had teachers and schools who launched a challenge, this young guy saved up the money himself and ran the challenge all on his own which is an amazing feat.

Also well done to the team from the US who managed to rebuildIMG_1888 IMG_1884 IMG_1883 IMG_1882 IMG_1880 IMG_1879 IMG_1934 IMG_1923 IMG_1922 IMG_1921 IMG_1919 IMG_1918 IMG_1916 IMG_1915 IMG_1914 IMG_1913 IMG_1910 IMG_1909 IMG_1908 IMG_1907 IMG_1904 IMG_1905 IMG_1900 IMG_1899 IMG_1898 IMG_1897 IMG_1895 IMG_1894 IMG_1893 IMG_1892 IMG_1891 IMG_1890 IMG_1934 their Hexacopter into a Quadcopter after of four rotor blades when

 

 

the wind gusted blowing it over, despite trying to 3D print these, they removed two arms and reconfigured the flight control system to allow it to fly as a quadcopter. Despite this they were eliminated the next morning, great effort team.

suffering thedestruction of four rotor blades when the wind gusted blowing it over, despite trying to 3D print these, they removed two arms and reconfigured the flight control system to allow it to fly as a quadcopter. Despite this they were eliminated the next morning, great effort team.

 

of four rotor blades when the wind gusted blowing it over, despite trying to 3D print these, they removed two arms and reconfigured the flight control system to allow it to fly as a quadcopter. Despite this they were eliminated the next morning, great effort team.

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Mike Nicholls Australian Inventor + Entrepreneur working with a small team of engineers building prototypes from Inventions including two medical devices. Publishes Startup88.com and has assessed/reviewed +500 inventions and +200 startups in the last 3 years. Mentors Sydney Startups via Incubate and other incubators and helps members of the Australian Startup Community via the Startup88.com website with free publicity and advertising. Experience in numerous industries including Digital Publishing, Cloud Computing, Apps, Hardware, Aviation, Real Estate & Finance and Health/Medical Devices.
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