Welcome to the world of joanneum Aeronautics!

Founded in 2014, the jA is an association based in Graz (Austria). Its goal is to provide young aeronauts a platform to participate in different contests all over the world. For this purpose, the Aeronautics are split into two TEAMS. You can discover these TEAMS when you click on the different categories.

During the time within the association, the students gain a lot of expertise in management, technical practises and of course teamwork. International experience is included as well. The Design-Build-Fly Team for example, travels to America to participate at the AIAA Design Build Fly Contest yearly. As mentioned before, teamwork is a very important factor within the joanneum Aeronautics. Furthermore, the Drone-Tech Team offers young students a perfect environment to gain experience with modern electronics and actual drone developments.

The Design-Build-Fly and the Drone-Tech Team are managed seperately, the association itself provides the legal background for both. If you want to have more detailed information about us, please feel free to contact us.

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...

Concept Development for a Heavy-Duty Drone

Concept Development for a Heavy-Duty Drone

The need for drones is growing steadily. Therefore, new and more efficient concepts are needed especially for increasing payloads and as a replacement for helicopters. Benjamin Haller, a team member, wrote his bachelor’s thesis about such heavy-duty drones. A...

Simulation of Flight Data in MATLAB®

Simulation of Flight Data in MATLAB®

The aim of this project, which Arian Ghoddousi a member of Team Drone Tech is currently working on, was to compute and simulate aircraft flight data. The data output was designed to look like a common general aviation plane cockpit, like the Cessna C172. During the...

Matlab Programming Project

Matlab Programming Project

During the third semester students have to fulfil a MATLAB® programming project. One of these projects was realised by Victoria and Annika together with two fellow students. It was a quadcopter failure simulation which will be used in a later task to analyse failures...

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...

Coorperation with Drone Rescue Systems

Coorperation with Drone Rescue Systems

For 1 1/2 years we have a cooperation with the company "Drone Rescue Systems" (=DRS). This partnership is a great opportunity for Team Drone Tech to expand our research duty. Drone Rescue Systems developed the fastest and most efficient parachute safety solution for...

New members and get-together!

New members and get-together!

One of our goals is for the team to constantly grow in members, therefore the team introduced itself at the Aviation and Computer Electronics degree course. After a big meeting for everyone interested in joining the team, the ones who wanted to join had to pass a...

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