Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Eagle Flight Research Center (EFRC) is developing a family of vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for Heurobotics, a spinoff corporation from EFRC. A twin-rotor tailsitter with swept wing that transitions to wingborne forward flight for higher efficiency, the UAS will have an adaptive control system that features one continuous control mode independent of flight regime. Originally developed for precision ...

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