Uplift in Istanbul

Earlier this month, Uplift Aeronautics’ Vice Director, Jessie Mooberry flew to Istanbul to represent Uplift as one of the top 100 startups for StartupIstanbul. For five days, she participated in mentorship, pitch competitions, and networking with some of the most promising startups from the region. She had a very different purpose from many of the[…]

Uplift Aeronautics Update

I apologize for the long interval since our last update, but we’ve spent the summer amidst white-water rapids: riding the currents of progress, navigating the dizzying whirlpools of politics, and paddling hard to keep our nose pointed the right direction even as we avoid the treacherous obstacles along the way. There is nothing easy about[…]

Press Release on Stanford Crash

Stanford, California— At approximately 12:17 pm on July 3, 2015, an Uplift Aeronautics fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed during a routine test flight, sparking a brush fire in the dry lakebed of Lake Lagunita, located on Stanford University’s campus. Due to the speedy response of Uplift volunteers, bystanders, and the Fire Department, the fire[…]

Make Magazine Profiles Uplift Aeronautics

Here at Uplift Aeronautics, we love crazy out-of-the-box thinking. Our nonprofit was founded on the belief that remarkably talented people are doing incredible things in their basements and garages, and we thought we could put that talent to work solving real-world problems. That’s why we love Make magazine, a publication that celebrates the brilliance and[…]

Uplift Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Uplift Aeronautics has just launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo! We aim to raise at least $50,000 to support a pilot project in Turkey this summer, and to continue researching and developing concepts for delivering humanitarian aid in otherwise unreachable places. Visit the site to learn more, and be sure to check out our new video![…]