A military fly/drive vehicle inspired by miniature “multicopter” unmanned aircraft is being prepared for its first flight. Advanced Tactics Inc.'s (AT) Black Knight Transformer is the technology demonstrator for a casualty-evacuation and cargo-resupply vehicle that can drive on or off road and fly like a helicopter, manned or unmanned. Instead of a single main rotor, the Black Knight has eight prop-rotors, fixed-pitch and non-articulated, each driven directly by its own piston engine. ...
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