Small/Medium UAV Turbine Engine In Flight Tests

Credit: UAV Turbines
A small turboprop engine specifically designed to power tactical unmanned aircraft has completed its first flight. The 20-shp-class UAV Turbines (UAVT) Monarch 5 microturbine propulsion system flew in a Navmar Applied Sciences (NASC) RQ-23 TigerShark, replacing a Herbrandson two-stroke piston engine...

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