Team Dhaksha, Centre for Aerospace Research, Anna University, has won numerous accolades and appreciations for their research and Development and services in the field of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. The On-board generator powered Multirotor UAV which was under developed was flight tested for higher endurance missions. As an attempt of recognition worldwide, Team Dhaksha carried out the World Record Initiative on 11th July 2018 in the Sports Complex, College of Engineering, Guindy Campus, Anna University, Chennai. The Initiative was under the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), Switzerland, records Umbrella. The initiative was monitored by Aero club of India, National Airsport Control (NAC) of FAI.
The UAV created a long duration record of 6 hr 7 min 45 sec. The Dossier of the record is under review as the record itself is one of its kind. The World record is expected to be awarded and will further be forwarded to the Guinness World Records.