Drone on a turf

Aircraft, Computer, Robotics

Uncrewed Aircraft System

About the Team

The University of British Columbia Uncrewed Aircraft Systems engineering student team (UBC UAS) is a multidisciplinary group of students spanning multiple faculties, including Engineering, Forestry, Science and Business. We strive to be at the cutting edge of unmanned aviation technologies, working with industry and government in making use of UAS in a broad spectrum of disciplines and applications.
UBC UAS provides our members with a chance to follow their passion for unmanned aviation and its applications. Positions and projects within the team range from aircraft design to network communications to image processing. Additionally, our team works closely with multiple faculty, industry, and government representatives to provide a wide range of educational and fun experiences for team members. This includes flight training, ground school, and chances to work with professors and research students.

Nature of Activity

  • Internal - Prototyping
  • External - Competition

Time Commitment

Weekly Saturday meetings from 9:30 AM - 4 PM. In most cases work is not expected from members outside of this time.

Application Deadlines

Every year we recruit starting late August until mid September. We may also open recruitment some years at the beginning of Term 2.

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