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Volume 34 Number 8

November 29, 2001

Aerial research taking off
It’s a bird, it’s a plane

(L-R) Lloyd Smith, Ajay Sancheti and Jeff Newhook.Photo 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 Memorial’s 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 here

Inside the Gazette this week

(L-R) Deborah Inkpen, Office of Research; Wendy Monk and Alex Dalziel, SPARK students; and Ivan Muzychka, manager of Memorial’s News Service. SPARKing research interest Michael Coyne Running on full Students who participated in the Leadership Forum The leader within

Next issue: December 13, 2001

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