Fly-off 10th Oktober 2020

Fly-off 10th Oktober 2020

After an abrupt corona-related end of the 2020 DBF competition in March, the team decided to organize a final event to celebrate and round off this year’s project. As soon as we were allowed to enter the FH JOANNEUM laboratory again our competition aircraft Mosquito...

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The Best non-American Contender

The Best non-American Contender

The Best non-American Contender (ex aequo with The University of Alabama and Khalifa University)We are very proud to announce that we reached the 8th place which makes us to the best not in America located university. The COVID-19 crisis also struck the AIAA...

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DBF-2020 Team is ready for take-off!

DBF-2020 Team is ready for take-off!

Wichita, we are on the way! Like our predecessors, we had to wait until this particular day to get the official acceptance for this year’s DBF-competition. But what is it all about? We are especially proud to be able to announce that we are one of 113 teams which got...

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DBF19 Official Roll Out

DBF19 Official Roll Out

Thank you for your support! On March 1st the teams’ official competition aircraft “BOBBY” was presented at the Roll Out Event. Numerous sponsors and other guests gathered in the aviation laboratory at the FH Joanneum in Graz, where the DBF-2019 team members awaited...

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DBF-2019 Team is accepted!

DBF-2019 Team is accepted!

We are in! Our aircraft proposal has officially been accepted for the competition and we are under the top 100 teams worldwide! As every year the task is going to prove a challenge for every participating team. The objective for this year is to design a multi-purpose...

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16th Rank in DBF 2018 Competition in Wichita!

16th Rank in DBF 2018 Competition in Wichita!

The joanneum Aeronautics Design/Build/Fly Team reached the 16th rank in the 22nd Design/Build/Fly competition and is the second best Non-US team. The contest took place between 19-22 April in Wichita, Kansas. All in all, 91 teams managed to qualify for the fly-off and...

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DBF18 Team arrives in Wichita

DBF18 Team arrives in Wichita

Finally, the team arrived after a long journey in Wichita! Humble B also survived the transport undamaged and is now being prepared for the competition.

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Humble Bee is now a TV-Star!

Humble Bee is now a TV-Star!

A team of the ORF, the national television, was accompanying the DBF-Team during the last training session in Weiz. The training was quite challenging for the flight crew, because of the strong and gusty winds up to 40 km/h. Although never flown in such conditions,...

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Team on the way to the US

Team on the way to the US

A few days ago, the transport box with the competition aircraft inside was picked up by our logistics partner ACS Logistics. We received already the notification, that it landed safely in Chicago and that it will soon be shipped to Wichita. The team is following...

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DBF18 Aircraft Roll-Out

DBF18 Aircraft Roll-Out

After many months of hard work the competition aircraft was completed in time about one and a half months before the fly-off in the US. The team invited its sponsors and supporters to an exclusive aircraft roll-out event. It was an ideal opportunity, to get acquainted...

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ADB SAFEGATE Graz is recruiting!

ADB SAFEGATE Graz is recruiting!

ADB SAFEGATE Graz, one of the top partners of the DBF-Team, is looking for motivated, aviation passionate students and graduates to reinforce their team. ADB SAFEGATE provides the technology and solutions that make airports more efficient, safer and sustainable, and...

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Second Flight of HumbleBee

Second Flight of HumbleBee

Successful Test Flight of the 2nd Prototype! On Wednesday, 17th of January 2018, the test flight of the teams second prototype took place at the USFC-Stainztal airfield. After implementing the lessons learned from the first prototype, the second prototype promised...

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1st Flight of HumbleBee

1st Flight of HumbleBee

HumbleBee is flying! On Sunday 3rd of December a special event took place. The first prototype of our competition aircraft HumbleBee had its maiden flight. All our expectations were surpassed. HumbleeBee impressed with very good handling and flying characteristics. We...

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AIRCONTACT’17

AIRCONTACT’17

The AirContact’17 fair took place on 21 & 22 November 2017. This years slogan was „2050: Vision and Goals of the Aerospace Industry.“ The joanneum Aeronautics DBF Team could, thanks to the support of ACstyria and FH JOANNEUM, participate in this event. For the...

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DBF18 Team is accepted!

DBF18 Team is accepted!

We are in! Our aircraft proposal has officially been accepted for the competition and we are under the top 100 teams worldwide! This years task is as challenging as in the years before. The objective is to design a dual purpose regional and business aircraft which has...

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This was DBF17, Videotagebuch

This was DBF17, Videotagebuch

Day 01 - Vorstellung am Grand Canyon Das jA DBF17 Team ist erfolgreich in Amerika angekommen und auf dem Weg nach Tucson. Day 02 - Crossbow geliefert und Reihung der Startplätze Verkündung unseres Startplatzes und Vorstellung der Unterkunft in Tucson, Arizona. Day 03...

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Thanks for the support: qpunkt

Thanks for the support: qpunkt

Die qpunkt GmbH wurde im Jahr 2008 gegründet, ist seit Februar 2014 Mitglied der AVL Group und hat sich, als innovativer Engineering-Dienstleister mit Hauptsitz in Graz (Österreich) und fünf Zweigstellen in Deutschland - Ingolstadt, München, Stuttgart, Heilbronn,...

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Welcom on Board: AXIS Flight Training Systems GmbH

Welcom on Board: AXIS Flight Training Systems GmbH

Axis – The Next Generation of Flight Simulators Axis Flight Training Systems makes the most advanced flight simulators on the market today. Their unique modular design makes them readily customizable, and they are more efficient, easier to operate and have higher ROI...

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Welcome on Board: Rail Tec Arsenal

Welcome on Board: Rail Tec Arsenal

English version We are happy to introduce you to another company which supports us on our way to Tucson. The joanneum Aeronautics DBF 2017 Team would like to thank RTA for the support. Here are some information about our partner. Rail Tec Arsenal The ice age for...

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