DroneTeam Twente wins the Media & Engagement Award at the 2022 UAS Challenge

July 9, 2022

After a year of hard work developing the revolutionary Thunderbird drone, DroneTeam Twente takes home the Media & Engagement Award from their participation at the 2022 iMechE UAS Challenge. This award is given to the team that has engaged most effectively with media, social media, schools and local students as part of the STEM Outreach Programme in England.

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Minister of Climate and Energy Rob Jetten visits DroneTeam Twente

June 13, 2022

Last monday, Dutch minister of Climate and Energy Rob Jetten has visited DroneTeam Twente as part of his visit of the Future Factory in Enschede.

During his visit, we were able to present to him our ideas and speak with him about our role in the drone industry as a student team working towards a more equal and sustainable future.

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DroneTeam Twente reveals new innovative medical aid drone “Thunderbird”

May 12, 2022

Last Wednesday, DroneTeam Twente unveiled their newest drone to the world in the 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 over 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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