U.S./Chinese Team Wins VTOL Design Competition

Credit: Vertical Flight Society
A graduate student team from the University of Maryland (UMD) and Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics in China has won a competition to design a reconfigurable vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) aircraft. The Metaltail concept is an autonomous coaxial-proprotor tailsitter with a...

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