Team Animus Ferus

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What we do .

We are a High School project team that designs, fabricates, and tests custom UAV’s and related Systems to compete in AUVSI’s SUAS Competition

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Design

Engineering concepts learned in the classroom are put into effect to ensure the efficiency and reliability of the system

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Fabrication

Industry Standard fabrication techniques and technologies are used to ensure integrity and precise tollerances of all parts

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Testing

Each UAV System is put through several months of testing and hundreds of flight hours to guarantee the reliability and sustainability of the system.

Competition Aspects

An outline of our mission requirements

Waypoint Navigation

Autonomously navigate up to 4 miles of waypoints while calculating avoidance paths around obstacles

ODCL

Object Detection Classification and Localization requires our team to autonomously identify various characteristics of targets in a search area using custom image processing techniques.

Deliverables

Our team is responsible for the creation and submission of a Technical Design Journal which outlines our engineering process from start to finish, as well as a Flight Readiness Review that serves as a greater overview of our systems and tests completed on them

AirDrop

A Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) must be dropped from a height of 100ft or higher and accurately and consistently hit a target. This UGV must then drive to a set of predetermined GPS Coordinates

Who we are

Team Animus Ferus is a high school based team located at the Flint Hill School. Consisting of members of our capstone Robotics and Computer Science Classes, the Team contains the best of the best and some of Flint Hill’s brightest minds.

Competition Final Placement

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BEST HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS WON

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NUMBER OF TEAM MEMBERS

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Soaring to New Heights

Spirit X soared to 2nd place in the 2018 Competition, beating out tough competition including Cornell University and the Naval Academy among others.