Besides being an actor, Tamil star Ajith Kumar aka Thala Ajith is known for being an expert in many fields. It is quite known that MIT appointed Ajith Kumar as Helicopter Test Pilot and UAV System Adviser. The actor was appointed to build advanced UAV for Medical Express-2018 UAV Challenge. The MIT college student’s team Daksha has already set a record and is all set to create a new record, which will also be a proud moment for actor Ajith and India, of course.
The team had received APJ Abdul Kalam Award in Science for creating a record in Australia in Helicopter Pilot Test and UAV System Advisor. Now the team has achieved a new milestone on being qualified for the final fly-offs in Australian Medical express challenge competition, (Drone Olympics). The team will be competing with the 7 countries, Australia, China, Pakistan, Thailand among others.
The list of teams (In alphabetical order) is as follows:
Forward Robotics (Canada)
GHC UAV Club (China)
Griffin UAV (Thailand)
High Flyers (Poland)
ISAAC UAV (Thailand)
LUMS UAV (Pakistan)
MAVlab TUDelft (Netherlands)
Monash UAS (Australia)
West Coast UAV (Australia)
Thala #Ajith in Australian Medical express challenge, (drone Olympics) final fly off trial alongwith the members of team dhaksha, anna university…..team ready to fly against world teams and make India feel proud ….
— Ajith (@ajithFC) September 5, 2018
On the work front, Ajith will next be seen in Viswasam and will be directed by Siva, with who the actor will be teaming up for fourth time. Viswasam will be produced by Sathya Jyothi Films and will have music composed by D.Imman. The makers have roped in Nayanthara opposite Ajith in Viswasam and will be her reunion with the Thala after almost 5 years after having previously acted in Arrambam in 2013.