"@Luka custom from scratch? That sounds unwise with open-source solutions out there with Billions of flight hours of experience. Is it based on an open-source autopilot? That would make waaay more sense."
"@Andrew Rabbitt it can do 30 km there and 30km back in 45 mins. Design cruise speed is 65km/h and speeds up to 110km/h are still within the envelope.
@Tom Pittenger - We are running our custom firmware on Pixhawk2 flight controller
@Chris Cloutier -…"
"@Graham Dyer - the reason for using rear rotor is to increase the efficiency of propulsion during horizontal (airplane) mode at high speeds (over 20m/s) using fixed pitch propellers.However, forward two motors can be used at any time…"
Hi all, my name is Luka and I am the founder of KapetAir, a Danish/Croatian hardware startup. KapetAir is a fixed-wing VTOL UAV featuring patent-pending rotors that is designed to become a workhorse for remote sensing operations whether they are mapping, precision agriculture or industrial inspections.We have combined the best of multirotors and fixed-wings into a configuration that is both fully autonomous and has a long range. There is no…See More
KapetAir is a fixed wing VTOL UAV featuring patent pending rotors that is designed to become a workhorse for remote sensing operations whether they are mapping, precision agriculture or industrial inspections.…