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Last December we shared the story of Team MechFly - a  group of Mechanical Engineering students from the National University of Singapore who, using equipment provided by element14, were hoping to develop a lightweight Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) to compete in the Singapore Amazing Flying Machine Competition.   We're happy to report that the team were successful in taking their design to the competition, where they were awarded the Championship Prize in the category of Unconventional Desig ...
The University of Michigan is home to a new research facility dedicated to testing drones. The facility might be the first of its kind. M-Air building. (All images via University of Michigan)   Autonomous vehicles are the rave this year. On the one hand, the world is impatiently waiting for autonomous cars to be available for sale. On the other hand, there is another type of vehicle, the autonomous aircraft, which might not be of interest for most individuals but will change the way certai ...