Flight Labs UNSW

Student Projects Snapshot

Flight Labs UNSW (FLU) is a Student Project whose mission is to become a global leader in the design and development of aerial robotics, while also creating career elevating industry opportunities for its students. 

Flightlab team

About the ChallENG Student Project 

Flight Labs UNSW is a team of engineering students working to develop the software, mechanical, aeronautics, and electronics to improve aerial robotics. This includes developing aircrafts for competitions and research projects. These projects provide students with hands-on experience and help build FLU’s online knowledge base.

Flight Labs UNSW also aims to bridge the gap between education and industry by providing technical workshops to teach students the techniques and skills required in related industries. In 2017, the team placed top 3 out of 150 teams at the Land O’Lakes Drone Challenge in Minnesota, USA, where they built and designed a self-recharging, autonomous drone for

Who we are looking for 

Flight Labs UNSW is looking for people who have an interest in building autonomous flying robots. They welcome students from all disciplines and years. If you’re interested and are willing to learn, they invite you to apply to join the team! 

Why you should join

  • You can get your hands dirty playing with cool equipment and technology and learn how to use them  
  • Make a difference in the UAV industry in Australia  
  • Challenge yourself by working on a team that's competing in the world’s hardest autonomous aerial robotics competitions  
  • Learn new skills that you can take into the workforce that make you stand out  

Team’s Academic Lead