Typically The Week Inside Technology, May 2-6, 2016

Hybrid Kit Allows Aerosonde UAS Fly Top to bottom

Textron Techniques has demonstrated a version of its Aerosonde fixed-wing small unmanned aircraft adapted to take off and terrain vertically and provide runway-independent operating flexibility.

The particular 10-hr. -endurance UAV had been adapted with Latitude Engineerings Hybrid Quadrotor system in addition to Cloud Cover Technologys Bambino autopilot to combine fixed-wing speed and endurance with vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) ability.

The quadrotor kit...