Jetoptera Tests High-Speed VTOL Concept In Wind Tunnel

Wind tunnel model has fluidic thrusters over the wing for lift augmentation and embedded in the fuselage for vertical thrust.

Credit: Jetoptera
U.S. startup Jetoptera has completed wind tunnel testing to validate the ability of its adaptive Fluidic Propulsion System (FPS) to enable aircraft designs that combine vertical-takeoff-and-landing capability with high speed. The tests in the University of Washington’s Kirsten Wind Tunnel involved a...

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