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

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!

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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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Milestone achieved: Submission of Design Report

Yesterday we came one step closer to Tucson, as we submitted our Design Report to the AIAA officials. Since the design report has such a large influence on the final score, a lot of focus and ambition was needed to bring out the best possible outcome.  Under the...

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Welcome on Board: AeronautX Luftfahrtschule

AeronautX steht für Qualität Vor 20 Jahren gegründet, hat die AeronautX Luftfahrtschule mehrere Hundert Piloten dabei unterstützt, einen Arbeitsplatz als Linienpilot zu finden. Erfahrene Fluglehrer und bewährte Ausbildungsmethodik kombiniert mit modernem multi-media...

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AC Styria goes jAeronautics

Today we were glad to welcome two representatives of the AC Styria in our aviation lab. We showed them our nearly finished competition plane and had a nice Q&A session with them. The AC Styria already sponsored the DBF15 Team two years ago and is now thinking...

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11th PLACE AFTER PROPOSAL!

11th place after the proposal submission for our DBF Team! The AIAA Design Build Fly Organisation announced the scores for the submitted proposals. We are very happy to be within the TOP15 already and we are really working hard to build a great plane. A nice detail...

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Visitors from the Netherlands

Yesterday we were glad to welcome visitors from the Netherlands, exactly from the inholland university of applied sciences. This university has a partnership with the FH JOANNEUM, which enables our student colleagues exchanges during the 5th semester of the bachelors...

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Prototype – First Flight

Dear Ladys and Gents, we're very happy to announce to you, that our prototype for this years contest managed to spread its wings! All went well during these first flight tests and thankfully our bird flies like a charm. We are sure you do understand that there will be...

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