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Outback Joe is at his property in remote Queensland, Australia and has been feeling unwell. He has had a remote consultation with his doctor using video conferencing, and his doctor has requested some blood tests be done as soon as possible. Joe is well prepared, has a home sample taking kit, and has taken his blood sample. The challenge is now to get the blood sample to the lab. Joe’s property is very remote and to make matters worse, it has been cut off by floodwaters.

Teams are invited to attempt to retrieve a blood sample from the remote Outback Joe and return it to base where medical staff will be waiting to analyse it. Teams must deploy unmanned aircraft to Joe’s location, and then return a sample bottle from him utilising a remote landing and takeoff site close to him. They must complete all of this within one hour.

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  • We weren't able to make it, our helicopter just finished getting flight tested and the vibes are too high to work out, we would be good to go if the deadline was pushed a week :(

  • Shall we make a post here about submitted D2s with links to youtube videos?

  • Ours is in - sent today

  • Submitted CanberraUAV's D2 last night. I can rest easy now :)

  • Hows everyone doing with their Deliverable 2?

    We're going to be finished tonight. I hope! ;-)

  • Wishing all the participants the very best success in this challenging competition. If you make it into the top 20 teams then don't forget to claim your laser altimeter from LightWare - free-laser-rangefinders-from-our-sponsor-lightware-optoelectronics

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