CycloRotor eVTOL Propulsion Testbed Begins Outdoor Flights

The propulsion testbed has four CycloRotors providing instantaneous 360-deg. thrust vectoring.

Credit: CycloTech
Austria’s CycloTech has begun outdoor flight tests of its CycloRotor propulsion technology demonstrator. The Bumblebee 2.0 uncrewed aircraft is equipped with four of the startup’s thrust-vectoring electric propulsion units. The CycloRotor is a cylindrical rotor with several blades rotating around a...
Graham Warwick

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