DroneTeam Twente reveals new innovative medical aid drone “Thunderbird”

May 12, 2022

Last Wednesday, the student team DroneTeam Twente unveiled their newest drone to the world in a sold-out Concordia Theater: Thunderbird. The drone is designed for efficient medical aid delivery and uses a unique wing design that improves efficiency. With the aircraft, the team will compete against more than thirty other teams at the 2022 iMechE UAS Challenge, where the drone will carry out a simulated rescue mission.

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DroneTeam Twente Design Reveal 2022

April 28, 2022

We will host our first Design Reveal of our drone in the Concordia Theater on May 11th 20:00, and you are welcome to join. During the show we will talk about our challenges and successes in the past year, and reveal our new drone including the name. Afterwards there will be time for networking and questions with a drink. You can join the event on this page. See you there!

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DroneTeam Twente at Amsterdam Drone Week: showcasing our high-speed, 3D-printed drone

March 30, 2022

From 29-31 of March, Amsterdam Drone Week takes place. DroneTeam Twente is excited to be present to learn more about drone innovations and how we can add value with Urban Air Mobility. During ADW, our drone Phoenix will be showcased in the showcase area.

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First flight of our 2022 UAS Challenge drone

March 10, 2022

DroneTeam Twente has tested their new 2022 prototype drone for the first time. The team of 13 students has worked hard on their new drone design, called Hammerhead. The prototype is the first version of the new drone which is aiming to compete at the 2022 iMechE UAS Challenge.

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Introducing DroneTeam Racing

February 9, 2022

DroneTeam Twente will host its first racing days! The event will take place on (or around) 25 april. It wil consist of racing with mini drones which are called Tinywhoops. The event will be open for beginners, as well as experienced drone racers.

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Interview: DroneTeam Twente’s VTOL takes shape

January 27, 2022 | imeche.org

Chris from the UAS Challenge team caught up with the lead members of DroneTeam Twente via MS Teams to hear more about their team, their UAS and what they are preparing for in 2022.

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DroneTeam Twente launches crowdfunding campaign for new humanitarian aid drone

December 20, 2021

We are DroneTeam Twente, the first and only competitive student drone team in the Netherlands. Made up of 13 international and interdisciplinary students, we work towards the development and application of drones for humanitarian aid. This is done through fully autonomous drones that can deliver packages, even at locations which are difficult to quickly access for aid workers.

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DroneTeam Twente at Dutch Design Week 2021: innovating and accelerating the drone industry

October 16, 2021

This week, DroneTeam Twente will be present at Dutch Design Week 2021. In this article we explain what we do.

In many rural areas, aid in any form is hard to access. The roads are unsuitable for cars, villages relocate without letting the authorities know. This can lead to many problems if, for example, an ambulance is needed. 

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Interview technisch manager: “DroneTeam Twente wil wereld verbeteren door middel van drones”

October 1, 2021 | Author:  Wiebe de Jager

Wiebe de Jager van Dronewatch spreekt met de nieuwe technisch manager van DroneTeam Twente, Phillippe Damoiseaux, over de ontwikkeling van drones. Het interview is ook te vinden op Dronewatch

Wat is DroneTeam Twente?

“DroneTeam Twente is het eerste en enige competitieve studenten droneteam van Nederland.”

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DroneTeam Twente sets their sight on a podium place at the IMechE 2022 UAS Challenge

September 8, 2021

Last week, the 4th team of DroneTeam Twente started their work. With a lot of enthusiasm the 13 members of the new team are aiming high: the goal is to finish in the top 3 out of more than 30 participats in the international UAS Challenge. The secondary goal of the team is to improve drone education and STEM outreach by giving DronoBox workshops to students, schools and businesses.

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