The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Challenge has been the Institute of Mechanical Engineers leading challenge in the Aerospace sector since 2014.
The Institute works tirelessly to ensure a direct link between education and industry, in turn creating better equipped graduates that are to take on the challenges that arise when undertaking projects in the work place.
A great emphasis is placed on visiting schools to promote engineering as a career choice; cementing the future of engineering.
Year-long project with phased stages of completion that require strict adherence and assessment in order to qualify to compete in the fly-off.
Teams of undergraduates from national and international universities undertake a full design and build cycle of a UAS with specific mission objectives.
Compete in a final ‘fly-off’ event in the UK.