IMechE UAS Challenge

IMechE UAS Challenge

United Kingdom

Product Overview

Teams of undergraduates from all over the world take part in the Challenge.

They undertake a full design and build cycle of an Unmanned Aircraft System with specific mission objectives. The Challenge bridges the gap between academia and industry in developing applied UAS-related activities, giving students the perfect opportunity to strengthen links with global industry and international universities and enhance employment opportunities for graduates in the aerospace sector.

OIL Outcomes

  • Engagement of CU students at the Fly-Off Event with National and International Teams.
  • Relationship building with international teams
  • New perspectives gained through input of international professionals in aerospace engineering and flight safety

OIL Activities

  • Design and Build a UAV
  • Interact with peers and Mentors from Industry across the world

Type of interactions: Written Feedback on Technical Outputs, Skype Interviews

OIL Outputs

FULLY OPERATIONAL autonomous Unmanned Aircraft System capable of delivering 2 1kg bags of flour as humanitarian aid.


About UAS Challenge