Finally, after all the hard work throughout the year, we successfully flew the Circular UAV during finals week!
Special thanks to Professor Haithem Taha for advising our project, Colin Sledge for guiding us step by step through the whole process and piloting our UAV, and Terry Wang for providing advice, directions, and making our poster, presentations, and documentations look professional.
Thank you to FabWorks for letting us use their CNC routing machine and to Sarah for guiding us through the CNC routing process. Thank you to Laliphat Kositchaimongkol for helping us fiberglass and to Willis Zhang for 3D printing our carbon rod connectors. Thank you to Dat Huynh for letting us use his epoxy and fiberglass. Thank you DBF for selling foam to us and to Alex Kwok for helping us move the huge foam boards. Thank you to Amir Rezaei for showing us how to use ANSYS Fluent software. Thank you to Jospeh Hsieh and Ahmed Hassan for giving us advice and guidance throughout the process. Thank you to Ryan Muoio for showing us how to use the UCI HPC Computer Cluster. Thank you to Anchit Roy and Tiffany Mai for filming our first flight videos. And thank you to Chrisline Raymundo for editing the video down in the link below.
Also thank you to DBF, HPA, and all other projects in ECT for letting us borrow materials, equipment and space.
Huge thanks to everyone who helped make this happen. We could not have done it without you.
Once again, thank you.
-Circular UAV Team
Watch our Year in Review video: