U.S. Navy To Test Tilt/Fold VTOL UAS For Cargo Delivery To Ships

Combination of tilting and folding allows long wings for cruise efficiency and a compact size for VTOL.
Credit: PteroDynamics
Startup PteroDynamics has received a U.S. Navy contract to deliver three prototype vertical-takeoff-and-landing unmanned aircraft for a program to develop a capability to autonomously deliver cargo to and from ships at sea. The prototypes will be delivered to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft...
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