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Students research, design, integrate, and demonstrate an unmanned aerial system capable of autonomous flight and navigation, remote imaging and communication, and execution of a specific set of tasks including Sense, Detect and Avoid of stationary and moving obstacles. 

2017 Student Unmanned Aerial Systems Competition (SUAS): June 14-17, 2017. Webster Field, Patuxent River, MD.

Congratulations to the 2016 Top 5 Overall Winners:

1st Place – Université de Sherbrooke
2nd Place – Cornell University
3rd Place – North Carolina State University
4th Place – Technion ‐ Israel Institute of Technology
5th Place – M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology

Judges’ Special Awards:

Best Overall Rotary Wing – École de Technologié Supérieure (Montréal), Dronolab
Best Overall High School – Flint Hill School
Dr. Arthur Reyes Safety Award – Munich University of Applied Sciences, Student Aviation
JustJoe Sportsmanship Award – Christopher Newport University (CNU) IMPRINT
Dawn Jaeger Tenacity Award – Northern India Engineering College, New Delhi
Cyber Security Award (New) – University of California, Riverside

For more information, visit the SUAS competition website.

Student Eligibility: 

High School, Undergraduate, Graduate

2016 SUAS | Meet the Teams

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