Alexandre Mainardi (Nuvem UAV)'s Blog – July 2017 Archive (1)

THOR hybrid UAV hovers like a helicopter, flies like a plane

The THOR prototype can transition from hover to fixed-wing cruise mode by rotating its wings into ...

The THOR prototype can transition from hover to fixed-wing cruise mode by rotating its wings into alignment

Conventional multicopter drones are excellent at hovering and VTOL, but they can't cover long distances as efficiently as fixed-wing aircraft. A team of students from the Singapore University of Technology and Design is trying to get the best of both worlds with the Transformable HOvering…

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Added by Alexandre Mainardi (Nuvem UAV) on July 27, 2017 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

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