In the STM World Drone Cup, organized as part of TEKNOFEST, where 22 competitors from 32 different countries competed fiercely, the champions were announced.
STM, which develops innovative and national solutions by making significant contributions to Turkey's defense industry and national technology move, continues to contribute to the future of the sector with its works for the youth. STM, which develops products and solutions in a wide range of fields from military naval platforms to tactical mini UAV systems, from cyber security to satellite and space technologies, under the leadership of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey Defense Industry (SSB), with its young and dynamic vision, participated in the STM World Drone Cup, the world's best It also supported the struggle of drone pilots.
The World's Best Drone Pilots Met in Istanbul
2021 athletes from 22 countries, from Mexico to Russia, from Germany to America, competed in the STM World Drone Cup 32. And our country in the races Atakan Lentils (15) Doruk Cengiz (11) Batu Erilkun (13) and Huseyin Ablak (25) represented 4 drone pilots. STM World Drone Cup started on the first day with test flights for the competitors to get to know the track. On the second day, the qualifying laps were run. In the qualifying groups formed at the end of the qualifying, 32 pilots worked hard to reach the finals. Evan Turner from the USA took the first place in the Grand Final and won a prize of 30.000 TL. Marvin Schapper from Lichtenstein placed 20.000 TL in second place and Killian Rousseau from France placed in third place and won 10.000 TL.
Bringing the world's best drone pilots to Istanbul, STM World Drone Cup ended with the award ceremony held on Sunday, September 26.
“It is in the hands of the youth to transform Turkey into a country that produces national technologies”
Özgür Güleryüz, General Manager of STM, is proud to be a company that serves our country in a wide area ranging from naval platforms to tactical mini UAV systems, from cyber security to satellite and space technologies, as well as being the director of an international organization such as the World Drone Cup that brings together the most talented pilots of the world. he said he heard.
Güleryüz underlined that all 4 of our young people made our country proud by representing the world's largest drone race organization and that they would continue to support our youth in this field.
Emphasizing that meeting with children and young people in TEKNOFEST Istanbul is very important for STM, Güleryüz said; “As a company, we use our dynamic structure at every opportunity to move both ourselves and our industry forward. It is in the hands of our youth to transform Turkey into a country that produces national technologies. As a company that is aware of this, we attach great importance to reaching young people to share our knowledge and engineering experience.'' dedicate.