Micro Air Vehicle Student Challenge 2014

The 2nd Annual MAV Student Challenge will be held at the AHS International 70th Annual Forum and Technology Display at 4-6 p.m. on Monday May 19, 2014 at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Québec. All Forum 70 attendees are invited to observe and to cheer on these brilliant young innovators.

Five university teams are competing against the challenging rules established by the AHS International Unmanned VTOL Aircraft & Rotorcraft Committee for $10,000 in prizes!

Fully Autonomous
Remotely Operated
The Pennsylvania State University
PSU Gnittany Gnat
Gnittany-Gnat, 12g Coax


Georgia Institute of Technology
GTAR, 490g Quad
University of Maryland
UMD Cyclocopter
Cyclocopter, 180g 


University of Maryland
UMD Dolphin
CDCL Dolphin, 300g


North Dakota State University
 NDSU Quad, 370g
[flight video not posted]


Corporate Sponsors
  • Bell Helicopter
  • The Boeing Company
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada
  • Sikorsky Aircraft
  • The Patuxent Partnership
  • Harshad Sane, Sikorsky Aircraft (Competition Chair)
  • Igor Cherepinsky, Sikorsky Aircraft (Committee Chair)
  • Sergey Kudzinau, Bell Helicopter
  • Ajay Sehgal, Wyle Aerospace
  • J.V.R. Prasad, Georgia Tech
  • Craig Stoneking, Lockheed Martin

Check it out: Five teams competed last year in the 1st Annual Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) Student Challenge, held at the AHS Forum 69 in Phoenix, Arizona on May 21, 2013.

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