Category Archives: Aircraft Propulsion & Energy

3W-International Presents New Hybrid Wankel Engine

The world first will be presented for the first time to the specialist audience at the XPONENTIAL Trade Fair taking place in Dallas (USA) in May. Thus, the German engine manufacturer 3W-International  is expanding its range of drive products for UAVs by a further engine sector. Just as the two-stroke engines already in use in the marketplace, the new 3W-180 SRE Hybrid Wankel engine can be fuelled by petrol or kerosene, too. Continue reading

Neva Aerospace Launches VTOL-Optimised Turbines for Heavy-Duty Aerial Robots

VlinderHeavy duty aerial robots have made a major leap from wish-tech to becoming next generation real-tech innovation after the success of early aeronautical engineering development work by Neva Aerospace. Having secured essential international patent protection of its concepts, the company is now sharing its ideas for aerial robotic platforms (ARPs) with the public announcement of its Vlinder concept. Continue reading

Solar Cell Technology for NRL Solar-Soaring UAV

powered sailplaneSolAero Technologies Corp. (SolAero), a provider of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels, and composite structural products for satellite and aerospace applications, announced  that it has delivered its high performance, lightweight solar cell technology to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to power its Solar-Soaring UAV demonstrator.

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