UAV Challenge featured in Qantas in-flight magazine

A Game of Drones, by Michael Stahl

“Held every two years in Queensland, the UAV Challenge encourages innovation in outback rescue and aerial drone development. THE SMALL PLANE gathers speed on the runway, its single-propeller engine rasping against the strong crosswind. It climbs into the air, slewing momentarily in the gusty conditions before correcting and continuing its arrow-straight ascent. It really is small – a 2m wingspan – and is being flown with an autopilot system built by a handful of computer boffins and model aeroplane hobbyists.” Read the full article here.

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