TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – A team from Amir Kabir University of Technology secured the first place in Virtual Challenge category of International Micro Air Vehicle 2017 competition in France.

ISAE University and ENAC University had organized the competition which took place in Toulouse of France from September 18 to September 21.

About 25 university teams from different countries such as Iran, Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, Britain, India, Mexico, Singapore and several others have participated in the competition.

Other than the usual Indoor and Outdoor categories, this installment of Micro Air Vehicle competition, also included new categories such as Drone Parade, Virtual Challenge, Record Breaking and Treasure Hunt Challenge.

Since 2011, Amir Kabir University’s micro vehicle team has participated in the competition and has managed to win several awards.

The International Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Competition (IMAV) is a yearly event that aims at fostering key technologies for the development of micro-air vehicles. It combines a scientific conference and a flight competition intended to all research groups around the world.