Radar MMS Releases BPV-500 VTOL UAS Details

Radar MMS Releases BPV-500 VTOL UAS DetailsNikolai Novichkov

Radar MMS Release BVP-500 UAS Details Russia-based Radar MMS released further details of its BPV-500 vertical-takeoff and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) at the MAKS 2017 airshow in Zhukovsky near Moscow. Radar MMS representative Sergey Prokofiev told Jane’s that the BPV-500 is designed to operate from land and naval vessels, and is intended to fill a range of mission sets. “The…

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Hybrid VTOL Fixed-Wings UAVs

Hybrid VTOL Fixed-Wings UAVsEmbention

Hybrid VTOL Fixed-Wings UAVs with Veronte Autopilot The use of multi rotor platforms for inspection, photogrammetry and cartography operations is amply widespread. This is due to its versatility and the ability for performing vertical takeoff and landing. But these platforms have the disadvantage of having a limited endurance. To overcome this challenge, the development of new designs of VTOL UAVs with horizontal flight capacity…

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New Amphibious VTOL UAS

Rapid Composites Launches Bullray™ A New Amphibious VTOL UASRapid Composites

Rapid Composites Launches Bullray™ A New Amphibious VTOL UAS Rapid Composites has announced Bullray – a rugged, fully autonomous waterproof and man-portable VTOL unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that is optionally configured for less-than-lethal applications. The aircraft can be configured as a tri-, quad-, hex- or X4-copter covering a wide spectrum of markets. Bullray’s rugged design is capable of performing in all…

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Meet The Lilium Jet

The Lilium Jet – The world's first all-electric VTOL jet

The Lilium Jet – The world’s first all-electric VTOL jet Lilium Aviation, of Munich, says it has flown a prototype of its all-electric VTOL tilt-engine aircraft that the company says will fly 160 knots in horizontal thrust configuration with a range of 180 miles. A video provided by the company of the first flight shows the aircraft, with what looks…

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Falcon Vertigo VTOL Drone

Falcon Vertigo VTOL Drone From UAVenture and Flyingwings

Falcon Vertigo VTOL Drone From UAVenture and Flyingwings UAVenture has partnered with Flyingwings to develop the Falcon Vertigo Drone, the first in a range of ready-to-fly hybrid vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drones. When ordered together with the AirRails flight control system the Vertigo will be pre-tuned and ready-to-fly providing evaluators with a fast track way of trialling hybrid VTOL technology and…

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VTOL Unmanned Aerial Systems

Hercules VTOL UAS

Advanced Aircraft Company Showcases VTOL Unmanned Aerial Systems Advanced Aircraft Company (AAC), an aeronautical engineering and manufacturing company, is now showcasing it’s vertical take- off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial systems (UAS) on Unmanned Systems Technology (“UST”) to demonstrate their expertise in this field. Their innovative multi- rotor drones incorporate electric propulsion and are based on current NASA research and…

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Quadcopter Launches ScanEagle Drones From Its Belly

Quadcopter Launches ScanEagle Drones From Its Belly, Catches Them In Mid-Air No Need For Nets The ScanEagle, first flown in 2002 and in service in the military for a decade, is an odd duck. Adapted from a scouting drone used for fisherman, it’s not really built for normal take-offs and landings. Insitu, the makers of the ScanEagle, last week debuted…

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