34 Number 8
November 29, 2001
by David Sorensen
The design team for the RAVEN project really
know how to fly. (L-R) Lloyd Smith, Ajay Sancheti and Jeff Newhook.
Engineering students at Memorials Instrumentation, Control and Automation
(INCA) Centre are busy these days building an autonomous plane. The project
titled RAVEN, or Remote Aerial Vehicle for Environmental monitoring, is
a multi-purpose aerial vehicle that can be used for locating icebergs,
tracking wildlife, detecting forest fires, tracing oil spills, and the
list goes on.
For more on the RAVEN click
the Gazette this week
issue: December 13, 2001
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