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11 11.06.2018

US Navy Orders Protonex Fuel Cell Systems for UAV Field Trails

2018-06-11T06:29:59+00:00 11.06.2018|Kategorien: Aircraft Propulsion & Energy, Business News, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

Ballard Power Systems announced that the Company’s subsidiary, Protonex, has received purchase orders from the U.S. Navy for a total of 13 fuel cell propulsion systems for unmanned aerial vehicles. Deliveries of the fuel cell propulsion systems are expected to occur in 2018. Protonex has supplied proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell propulsion systems for the successful […]

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4 04.06.2018

 General Atomics and Pratt & Whitney Team Successful MQ-25 Engine Test

2018-06-04T07:12:09+00:00 04.06.2018|Kategorien: Aircraft Propulsion & Energy, Applications & Testing & Experience, Military UAS, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , , |

The Pratt & Whitney (P&W) PW815 engine was selected by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to power their proposed solution for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial refuelling aircraft. On April 5th, the GA-ASI/P&W team completed its first powered run of the PW815 with the GA-ASI MQ-25A inlet and exhaust configuration. The test met […]

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30 30.05.2018

UAVOS Develops New Main Rotor Blades for Helicopters

2018-05-30T07:08:42+00:00 30.05.2018|Kategorien: Aircraft Propulsion & Energy, News, UAS Vision, VTOL|Tags: , , , |

UAVOS Inc, a Mountain View-based company specialised in unmanned solutions, has created a qualitatively new main rotor blade to be installed on helicopters with 77 lbs (35 kg) take-off mass and rotor diameter of 102,36″ (2600 mm). New product development and production were carried out by specialists of UAVOS in its own production facilities. The […]

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15 15.05.2018

Naval Research Lab Adds Solar Power to Hybrid Tiger UAV Project

2018-05-15T07:12:54+00:00 15.05.2018|Kategorien: Aircraft Propulsion & Energy, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

Alta Devices has announced that the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) will use Alta Devices highly efficient, flexible, and light-weight solar technology to help power the breakthrough Hybrid Tiger UAV. The Hybrid Tiger is a project designed to create a Group-2 UAV that will stay aloft for at least 3.5 days. Technologies developed for the project will be […]

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14 14.05.2018

Lithium-ion Battery Safety: Using Standards to Prevent Explosive News

2018-05-14T08:23:02+00:00 14.05.2018|Kategorien: Aircraft Propulsion & Energy, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

In the last decade or so, media reports about lithium battery overheating, explosions and fires became much more frequent, leading to worries about their safety. As electronic devices increase in portability and lithium-ion batteries increase in number to accommodate these devices, battery manufacturers, standards agencies and consumers must get on the same page to ensure that […]

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14 14.05.2018

3W-Intl. Signs Distribution Agreement for Turkey

2018-05-14T07:33:42+00:00 14.05.2018|Kategorien: Aircraft Propulsion & Energy, Business News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , |

On the sidelines of the Xponential 2018 in Denver, the German engine manufacturer signed a distribution agreement with IHATEK Ltd. Effective from June 1st, IHATEK Ltd. will market and distribute the products of 3W-International GmbH, as well as those of Sky Power GmbH, in Turkey. “We are looking forward to this strategic partnership. The team […]

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9 09.05.2018

UAVOS Tests Solar-Powered Aircraft

2018-05-09T06:53:05+00:00 09.05.2018|Kategorien: Aircraft Propulsion & Energy, Applications & Testing & Experience, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

UAVOS Inc, a Mountain View-based company specialized in unmanned solutions, is introducing a new solution – a control system for aircrafts with a flexible wing for high-altitude unmanned aerial vehicles HAPS (High Altitude Pseudo Satellite). New flight control principles will allow to shift the geographic area of “solar” aircraft flights to more northern latitudes. HAPS […]

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8 08.05.2018

Textron Unveils Thrust-Vectoring X5-55 VTOL UAS

2018-05-08T07:03:27+00:00 08.05.2018|Kategorien: Aircraft Propulsion & Energy, Applications & Testing & Experience, News, UAS Vision, VTOL|Tags: , , , , |

Textron Systems unveiled its X5-55 vertical take-off and landing engineering testbed at the AUVSI Xponential show in Denver, Colorado, on 1 May. The company developed the aircraft to meet demands from military customers for an unmanned air vehicle that is able to nimbly take off and land vertically from tight spots, while retaining the ability […]

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4 04.05.2018

New Solar UAV Could Stay Airborne for a Year

2018-05-04T06:44:40+00:00 04.05.2018|Kategorien: Aircraft Propulsion & Energy, Business News, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

A new solar electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which has the potential to fly for up to a year before needing maintenance, has become a step closer to reality following a new agreement between two cutting-edge British companies, BAE Systems and Prismatic. Engineers from Prismatic and BAE Systems will collaborate on the development of the […]

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2 02.05.2018

UMS SKELDAR Acquires Hirth Motors

2018-05-02T06:47:59+00:00 02.05.2018|Kategorien: Aircraft Propulsion & Energy, Business News, News, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

UMS SKELDAR has announced the acquisition of Hirthmotoren GmbH & Co. KG (Hirth Motors), the German-based specialist global engine manufacturer for air, water and land applications. The announcement provides UMS SKELDAR with its own engine manufacturing capability and at the same time a premium list of world-leading customers including, RUAG, Switzerland; EMT, Fresh-Breeze, PF Pumpen […]

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