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Aerovel’s Flexrotor UAV demonstrates transition between hover and wing-borne cruise

Aerovel’s Flexrotor UAV demonstrates transition between hover and wing-borne cruise

On Friday Aerovel’s Flexrotor demonstrated transition between hover and wing-borne cruise, capabilities which allow it to combine VTOL with range of more than 3000 km and endurance exceeding a day and a half.  Aerovel’s president, Tad McGeer, explains that “transition requires a climb, pitch-over, dive, and zoom, so we entered the new regime with a… Read more »

Source: Aerovel, 22-Aug-11