Last March in Paris SUAC Committee supported the initiative of Professor Xiaozhou Yu, SUAC member, of Shaanxi Engineering Laboratory for Microsatellites，Northwestern Polytechnical University Xi’an, ShaanXi Province, China, to organize the Future flight vehicle competition in Xian where over twenty universities from all over China will take part in.
This event happened on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd of August and was a real success.
Pierre Rochus the SUAC Chairman was present as a committee member of experts and gave the first prize.
There were 210 teams from 70 universities and institutes joined the match. After the preliminary contest, there were 66 teams (189 participants) join the final competition. The result was 7 first prizes (￥30000=$4667) and 15 second prizes awards(CNY10000=$1559) .This year the special prize(CNY50000=$7795) was blank.
The detail information of the first prize are :
|The name of the Works||Names of university|
|New solar powered aircraft for Mars Exploration — Solar powered bionic insect flapping flight vehicle.||Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics|
|Draymond-1||National University of Defense Technology|
|Eyas – a VTOL carrier-based UAV||Xi’an Jiaotong University|
|Shadow Walker:A Combined Platform for Fast Response and Remote Control||Northwestern Polytechnical University|
|Chubby Boy||Air Force Engineering University|
|The control plan of asteroid probe’s bounce||Harbin Institute of Technology|
|Out-of-body: Micro Aerial Vehicle design based on the mind-gesture coordinated control and the virtual reality technology.||Fudan University|