Palmer, AK

About Me:

Aerodynamics and mechanical engineer. Engine developer. Propeller technology. High lift low drag airfoils. Aircraft development.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

More interested in larger UAV's for military use, but also these small ones. The prop, engine and aero efficiency of these planes is horrible. If you want range and economy, you need to upgrade your technology. What I see is pretty poor.



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Bill Montagne replied to Bill Montagne's discussion technology
"Well I was hoping for a reason why you do it the way I see.  The post was just about my observations.  You didn't give me any answers to my questions.  So lets look at the picture you post with your reply.  Your wing tips are high drag.  The prop is…"
Nov 28, 2014
Bill Montagne posted a discussion
It sure seems like the UAV industry, small and large, focuses on electronic and system technology.  Maybe that is because the people working on these have expertise in that field.  The larger UAV's sometimes pay some attention to vehicle…
Nov 27, 2014