2022 UAS Challenge – 6-8 July 2022
DroneTeam Twente yearly takes part in this challenge, and is focused on developing innovative drone designs to push the industry forward. For 2022, we will compete with a new, 3D-printed drone. Subscribe to our newsletter for more information!
2021 UAS Challenge
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers hosts the UAS Challenge to encourage the further innovation in this field of technology. DroneTeam Twente worked during the year on an award-winning design. We competed with Phoenix at the hybrid part of the iMechE UAS Challenge, and won the ‘Most Promising Team’ award.
Most Promising Team: 1st
2020 UAS Challenge
Our drone ‘VAU2’ competed at the online UAS Challenge in 2020. In total 38 teams from 10 countries competed. With our innovative design, containing highlights such as a tilt-rotor mechanism, a 3D-printed modular frame and combined vertical stabilizers and landing gear, we won our very first prize as a team: the Innovation Award!
Innovation Award: 1st
Media Award: 3rd
Business proposition: 7th
Design Award: 8th out of 38 participants
2019 UAS Challenge
Our first UAS Challenger, Toothless competed in 2019, but unfortunately could not take part in the fly-off and finished 19th. It still got third in the ‘Design’ category.
Design Award: 3rd
Media award: 6th
Business proposition: 10th
Grand Champion: 19th out of 32 participants
We participated in DroneClash 2018, an event to increase drone safety, and achieved a semi-final finish.