AAW Students Get Bird’s Eye View of Drone Technology

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A group of Aeronautical Engineering Technology students from the HCT-Al Ain Women’s campus (AAW) grasped the opportunity to take a closer view of the latest drone technologies when they visited the UAE Drones for Good Award event in Dubai.

The students marvelled at the inspiring ideas in applied innovations of drones, being utilized in the major sectors from the government, private organizations and even individuals.

In this international event, the UAE Government invited the most innovative and creative minds to find solutions that will improve people’s lives and provide positive technological solutions to modern day issues.

Dr. Riyad Hussein, Al Ain campuses Engineering faculty, said: “The field trip was extremely beneficial to the aeronautical engineering students. Such an event exposes the students to the latest technological projects and innovative ideas which certainly add a positive value and expands the students’ knowledge and experience.”

The UAE Drones for Good Award is the biggest award of its kind, offering a total prize money of US$1 million for the International Competition and AED 1 million for the National Competition.

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