The London Daily Mail Channel Crossing (1909). The Orteig Prize (1927). The Blériot Trophy (1961) . The Voyager Trip Around The World (1986). The Ansari Space XPrize (2004) . The Red Bull Stratos (2012) .
The Pacific Drone ChallengeTM.
All of these competitions have one thing in common: they all pushed aviation and technology to the edge of what humans and machines are capable
of doing. They pushed the boundaries of speed, endurance, altitude and human capability...in technology and science. They pushed human perception of what is technologically
Every era of technological development is preceded by a challenge - either real or perceived - to do what has never been done before... and do it
before anyone else. That rise to meet the challenge is what makes history - and in making history, it also changes our perception of what we as humans are capable of achieving.