A new fixed-wing UAV developed by USRL is now ready to perform aerial measurements using the novel “Universal Cloud and Aerosol Sounding System” (UCASS) and “Airborne Course Aerosol Sampler” (ACAS) prototype sensors. Vertical Profiles are performed above Orounda airfield.
COVID-19 has not managed to stop European Researchers’ Night 2020, that has taken place online. USRL members participated with video footage, presentations and online chat with the Researchers’ Night 2020 visitors.Details
In order to further extend its research activities in the field of UAV-based photogrammetry and further develop new aerial imaging applications, the Unmanned Systems Research Laboratory (USRL) of the Cyprus Institute is seeking for a Remote Sensing Research Scientist with experience in data acquisition and processing of aerial remote sensing data. Remote Sensing/Imaging Research Assistant…Details
February 25th 2020: USRL continues the development flights of its new house-made Composite Bird (CoBi) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle UAV. This hand-launching UAV exhibits very attractive and competitive specifications in terms of robustness, lightweight, enhanced flight and payload capacities, capability to interchange its wings (in regards with its mission) and an impressive maximum take-off weight (MTOW)…Details
In the framework of the EMME-CARE project, the Cyprus Institute is seeking two strongly motivated persons in the fields of Electrical/Electronics Engineering & Software Development to join the USRL team: Electrical/Electronic Engineer for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Junior Software Developer for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)Details
December 20th 2019: USRL’s first UAV-Balloon launch.
December 13th 2019: USRL’s tests its new release mechanism for the UAV-Balloon test.
December 3rd 2019: USRL’s High Altitude, Glider UAV takes-off for its maiden flight at Lady’s Mile, Limassol. (Airframe: 6m wingspan, DG800s, Jet Propulsion, CARF Models)
First day of the campaign with UAV and Balloon flights