"Microturbines have had a huge drop in prices in the last 10 years. They used to be $5000 & only sold by Jetcat. Now China sells them for $1500. Surprising they have to be mounted horizontally. That nozzle wastes a lot of…"
We recently completed a first successful flight test of the JetQuad: Quad Jet-Engine VTOL Drone. The JetQuad combines the best from the world of VTOL drones and jet-aircraft. The drone utilizes four microturbines and thrust vectoring systems to achieve vertical take-off and landing as well as stable hover. Packs a combined 200hp from all four turbines and carries a 5-gallon diesel tank. This is the only drone of its kind where the turbines are used both for attitude control, vertical flight,…See More