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DroneClash 2019: the bravest and best in counter-drone tech

Public awareness of drones has risen dramatically over recent months. In the wake of the Gatwick drone incidents, the word “drone” has become synonymous with one big problem. The rather tricky question of how to police rogue Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. These UAVs are often so small and quick that they are quite literally off the […]

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First place and innovation award at IMAV 2018

A team of TU Delft and ENAC researchers has won the overall 1st prize at the outdoor competition of the International Micro Air Vehicle conference and competitions, held in Melbourne, Australia. A joint team of TU Delft’s MAVLab and ENAC, Toulouse, was the most successful at mapping a simulated disaster area and sending in a […]

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Research

MAVLAB off to IMAV 2018

Next week, the MAVLab will be off to the 10th International Micro Air Vehicle Competition and Conference, which will take place in the beautiful Melbourne from 17 November to 23 November 2018. We will be presenting a total of 5 papers at the conference, touching on various aspects from the newest developments of our flapping […]

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3rd place (and more) at the IMAV2017

With a 3rd place prize, a best paper prize and a best system prize at the 2017 installation of the annual International Micro Air Vehicle (IMAV2017) conference and competition in Toulouse France, we have much to discuss. So without any further delay… here we go! The IMAV kicked off with 2 days of interesting keynote […]

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IMAV 2016

In the week of October 17-21, the Micro Air Vehicle lab participated in the IMAV 2016 conference and competitions, which took place at the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), in China. This year, the competitions were focused on a search-and-rescue scenario, in which drones had to find survivors, deliver buoys (outdoors) and explore a building […]

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Drone Race

TU Delft becomes second in first autonomous drone race

The MAV-lab team of students and researchers has become second in the first ever autonomous drone race, which took place Wednesday Oct. 12 in Daejeon, South Korea. Drone races are a new popular phenomenon. Typically, human pilots compete with each other to finish first, performing high-speed maneuvers while flying challenging circuits. At the IROS 2016 […]

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Robots

DELFTACOPTER – Outback Medical Express

DELFTACOPTER is a hybrid electric UAV with exceptional efficiency both in hovering and fast forward flight. It is equipped with state of the art on-board stereoscopic wide field of view computer vision. The design combines the expertise of the MAVLab in the areas of design, propulsion, aerodynamics, control, hybrid UAV, transitioning flight, battery technology, autopilot design […]

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Outback UAV Challenge 2014 (team OpenUAS)

http://www.uavoutbackchallenge.com.au/ www.uavchallenge.csiro.au/galleries/2014/open_uas/open_uas.php

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IMAV 2014

The International Micro Air Vehicle conference and competition 2014 (IMAV 2014) took place in Delft, the Netherlands. See: http://www.imavs.org 

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MavLab wins IMAV 2013
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TU Delft wins two out of three first prizes at international competition for micro aircraft

Researchers and students of the TU Delft Micro Air Vehicle laboratory (MAV-lab) have won two out of three first prizes in the International Micro Air Vehicle competition (IMAV 2013) in Toulouse, France, with their innovative unmanned micro aircraft. They for example operated 12 MAVs simultaneously with a single ‘operator’ and demonstrated a 3D printed hybrid […]

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