LiquidPiston To Demo Hybrid-Electric Propulsion For U.S. Army VTOL UAS

LiquidPiston is aiming to meet the long-standing need for small, efficient and durable heavy-fuel engines for tactical UAVs.
Credit: LiquidPiston

LiquidPiston is to demonstrate a hybrid-electric propulsion system based on its rotary diesel engine in a vertical takeoff and landing uncrewed aircraft system (UAS) under a contract from the U.S. Army. Following a Phase 1 feasibility study, the Bloomfield, Connecticut-based startup has been awarded...

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