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UAV Outback Challenge Rules

UAV Outback Challenge Rules

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UAV ChallengeOutback Rescue 2009
Search and Rescue ChallengeMission, rules and judging criteria
 Version: 1.3Date: 8 September 2009
 
Search and Rescue Challenge Rules 8/09/20092009 UAV Outback Challenge Page 2 of 19 v1.3
Table of Contents
 
1
 
Objective
...................................................................................................4
 
2
 
Search and Rescue Challenge.................................................................4
 
2.1
 
The Mission
........................................................................................4
 
2.1.1
 
Finding Outback Joe
...................................................................4
 
2.1.2
 
Rescuing Outback Joe
.................................................................6
 
2.2
 
Time Limit
..........................................................................................7
 
2.3
 
The UAV
.............................................................................................7
 
2.4
 
 Adverse Weather
...............................................................................7
 
2.5
 
 Additional Deliverables
.......................................................................7
 
2.6
 
The Reward
........................................................................................7
 
3
 
Challenge Safety
.......................................................................................7
 
4
 
Schedule
...................................................................................................8
 
5
 
 Additional Rules
........................................................................................9
 
5.1
 
UAV Requirements and Limitations
....................................................9
 
5.2
 
Piloting Proficiency
...........................................................................10
 
5.3
 
Safety Inspections
............................................................................10
 
5.4
 
UAV Controller Override
...................................................................10
 
5.5
 
Flight Termination Mode
..................................................................10
 
5.5.1
 
Alternate Flight Termination Systems.......................................11
 
5.6
 
Criteria for Flight Termination
..........................................................11
 
5.7
 
Flight Demonstration
........................................................................12
 
5.8
 
Take-off and Landing
.......................................................................12
 
5.9
 
Team Sponsors
................................................................................12
 
5.10
 
Liability and Insurance
.....................................................................12
 
5.11
 
Definition of “Completed Mission” 
....................................................12
 
5.12
 
Loss of UAV Controller
.....................................................................12
 
5.13
 
 Access to Video Stream from UAV
...................................................13
 
5.14
 
Competition Timing
..........................................................................13
 
6
 
Judging
...................................................................................................13
 
6.1
 
Short Technical Report (Deliverable 1)
............................................13
 
6.2
 
Technical Report and Video (Deliverable 2)
.....................................14
 
6.3
 
Oral Presentation
.............................................................................14
 
6.4
 
Mission Performance (Flying)
...........................................................15
 
7
 
 Awarding of Prizes
..................................................................................15
 
8
 
Guidelines for Spectrum Compliance.....................................................16
 
8.1
 
The ACMA, Spectral Planning and Licensing..................................16
 
8.2
 
Class Licensing and The Challenge................................................17
 
8.3
 
Guidelines for Using Class Licences...............................................17
 
8.4
 
ISM Frequencies.............................................................................18
 
8.5
 
FINAL NOTE TO COMPETITORS..................................................18
 
9
 
Disclaimer...............................................................................................19
 
 
Search and Rescue Challenge Rules 8/09/20092009 UAV Outback Challenge Page 3 of 19 v1.3
Major
 
Revision Record
 
Revision 1.1
 
 Addition of Guidelines for Spectrum Compliance (New Section 8)
 
Updates on CASA requirements
 
Update to table 2 to reflect new CASA requirementsRevision 1.2
 
Change of insurance deadlineRevision 1.3
 
 Added Section 5.14 describing competition timing.

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