Microturbine Propulsion Ready To Power Unmanned Aircraft A microturbine propulsion system designed to increase the performance and reliability of small-to-medium-size unmanned aircraft is being prepared for ground and flight tests. Developed by Miami-based UAV Turbines (UAVT), the 40-hp-class turboprop will be integrated into a Navmar Applied Sciences RQ-23 TigerShark for testing. Previously designated the UTP50R, the recuperated turboprop is the first in UAVT’s newly rebranded ...

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