Cyclorotor Propulsion Enables Urban Package Deliveries

The CCY-01 cargo eVTOL concept has six Cyclorotor propulsion units arranged to generate thrust in all directions.
Credit: CycloTech
Austrian startup CycloTech and Japanese package carrier Yamato have completed a study into the feasibility of developing an uncrewed cargo aircraft using thrust-vectoring cyclorotor propulsion to operate in confined urban areas, even in high winds. Yamato has conducted multiple research-and...
Graham Warwick

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