Vertical Take-Off Addon for your UAV

21 Apr , 2014   Video

Arcturus UAV revealed today JUMP, their bolt-on system for their T-16 and T-20, which give their glider-type UAVs into vertical take-off capabilities.

For their website:

“Booms fitted with vertical lift motors and rotors are mounted to each wing to provide vertical lift for takeoff and landing. Vertical lift motors are shut off for winged flight and rotors are feathered longitudinally for minimum drag. Seamless transition to winged flight is achieved by the Piccolo autopilot using Latitude Engineering’s Hybrid-Quadrotor technology. All flight control is fully autonomous.”

[Source – Gizmodo]