VTOL Flexrotor Flies 32 Hr. As Small UAVs Push Endurance Limits

Credit: Aerovel
When the General Atomics Predator unmanned aircraft was introduced in 1995, its 24-hr. endurance was game-changing for the military. Now developers are pushing state of the art in aerodynamics and propulsion to achieve far longer flight times with far smaller vehicles. In early October, Aerovel’s...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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