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.

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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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