FPV Airmasters Graz

Thanks to FH Joanneum we had the opportunity to be part of the FPV Airmasters 2016 convention in the Messe Halle in Graz. We represented the whole Joanneum Aeronautics Team and the weird green electric snow mobile right in the picture. Even though the convention was...

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Infineon copter.rocks challenge

After we founded the team, our first challenge was the copter.rocks project hosted by Infineon. The purpose of the challenge was not only to implement different features on Infineon's own quad-copter flight controller but also to create a sort of community. Therefore...

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Final Results – Season 2016

Dear Ladys and Gents, as we recieved the final stats for this season we are happy to present them to you: Total Score: Team Maier and Janisch: Rank #7 Team Scharf and Reisner: Rank #10 Landing Score: Team Scharf and Reisner: Rank #5 Team Maier and Janisch: Rank #7...

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Chilled Weekend Session

Today was a good day at the field. At least for most of us. Chris decided to take the whole payload thing to the next level and strapped another camera on his Orange 250. There was just one problem... The ESC's didn't really agree to his plan and caught fire half way...

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5th Event – Ried/Kirchheim [LOLK]

Dear Ladys and Gents, Ried/Kirchheim was our last oppurtunity to show off our skills for this season. Sadly Mr. Reisner was hindered and Mr. Gassner did his best to substitute him in this event. We actually did pretty well with rank #6 for Team Maier and Janisch and a...

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Foundation of the team

Beacause of the uprising drone industry the decision to found a drone team at the FH Joanneum Graz with the Joanneum Aeronautics was kind of a given. The aim was to find students who want to extend their knowledge regarding drones in general. As the curriculum of our...

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4th Event – Weiz [LOGW]

We are proud to announce that the joanneum Aeronautics DBF Team got accepted by the AIAA and is now part of the competition in April 7 ! ring the next months the team has to build a Tube-Launched-Aircraft, which can transport at least 3 Hockey-Pucks. You can find the...

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3rd Event – Wolfsberg [LOKW] cancelled

Due to bad weather the 3rd event in Wolfsberg [LOKW] had been cancelled. The next competition will take place at Weiz [LOGW] from 24th to 25th June 2016. Stay tuned and fly high, your jA Precision Flight Team...

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First and Second Event – Spitzerberg [LOAS]

Dear Ladys and Gents, We just finished both events (05-07.05.2016) on Spitzerberg and are happy to tell you about our top ten ranks! At the first event Team Scharf and Reisner achieved a good rank #10 and Team Maier and Janisch a well balanced rank #12. Directly after...

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Kick-off 2016

We, the Precision Flight Team of the joanneum Aeronautics are very proud to announce you, that we are going to take part in some great events this season. This years season consists of five major events. We'll start off at Spitzerberg and then head over to Weiz after...

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Competition day 2&3

Hi Folks! Due to the busy days and all excitement here, we have decided to summarize both day 2 and 3 in one video. On the second competition day we managed to be the first team to finish all missions (including the Bonus-mission)!! The weather wasn't that good, so...

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Competition day 1

Hi Folks! Day one is finished! For all information a video about our first competition day here in Wichita is provided bellow! But to sum it up in a few words: After day one we flow 2 out of 3 missions successfully and completed the very windy day on 4th position...

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Final preparations

Hi Folks! It’s time for the next update. This time a video about our preparation day here in Wichita Yay! Next update will follow tomorrow night. Stay tuned, Your joanneum Aeronautics - DBF...

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Visiting Florida

Hi folks! It’s time for the next update. Actually during writing this we arrived in our hotel room in Wichita. The last few days we spent our time in Miami Beach and Daytona Beach. During this time we visited Key West, the most southern point of the USA, and we also...

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New York, New York

Hi folks! It’s time for the next update. During writing this article we were waiting at LGA (LaGuardia Airport) for our flight to MIA (Miami International Airport). We will stay in Miami till 11th of April and travel to Daytona Beach afterwards. We will also check out...

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Let’s go to the USA

  Hi folks! When you read this article we already landed safely in New York JFK! Now a very exciting and adventurous time starts for the whole DBF Team: staying 20 days in the US!! First we will stay 5 days in New York City, after ‘The city that never sleep’ we...

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Counting down

As the Joanneum Aeronautics DBF team is almost heading to the USA for the contest, the final preparations have to be performed. Besides these preparations, the Joanneum Aeronautics team was also present at the Open House of the FH Joanneum. A lot of new potential...

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Meet & Greet

On the 18th of March 2016, a nice Meet & Greet with Mag. Raoul Fortner from our mainsponsor Austrian Aeronautics Industries Group (AAI) took place in our laboratory.

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Success Story

On Tuesday 10 November 2015, the joanneum Aeronautics Team held its Succes Story event. In the building of the Engineering Department, many people gathered to listen to the exciting stories, told by the members of both the Design-Build-Fly team and the Precision...

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DBF team ’15 – ’16

As the new academic year has started the new jA Design-Build-Fly team has taken off. Not only is the team enriched with new members but its structure has been undergoing important changes as well. We are glad to announce that DI (FH) Lukas Andracher will continue to...

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