UGM team has succeeded in the Unamanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Turkey Competition 2017, held at Turkish Aircraft Industries Corporation (TUSAS) Kahramankazan in Ankara. The vehicle produced by the Gamaforce UGM team has become the third winner in this international competition.
Lasting from 13-16 July, the competition is joined by strong teams from around the world. At least 400 teams are participating here. The Gamaforce team is the only Indonesian team that has made it to the final phase and had the opportunity to showcase its performance in Turkey along with other 96 succesful teams.
The Gamaforce’s UAV is named as Rasayana. In Turkey, Rasayana competed in the fixed wing category.
“Thank God, after a long struggle, we finally came up with third winner titles in this international robot contest. We’re happy to make UGM and Indonesia proud in the international forum,” said Gamaforce UGM team chairman, Rifyal Garda, when just landed and contacted on Tuesday (18/7) in Jakarta.
The Rasayana UAV has a range capability of 100 km and can fly up to ten minutes. Flying on remote control, it is equipped with GPS and it can also present colour matrix images.
Supervising lecturer for Gamaforce, Dr. Gesang Nugroho, said the success of the team had not come on it own, but due to the struggle, hard work, and support from every one.
“Thanks to you for your support and prayers for the Gamaforce UGM. Keep doing good work, UGM Be Victorious, Indonesia Be Victorious,” he said.