Advanced Aircraft Company Showcases VTOL Unmanned Aerial Systems

Published: 11 Jan 2017 | Author: Mike Rees

Advanced Aircraft Company (AAC), an aeronautical engineering and manufacturing company, is now showcasing it’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial systems (UAS) on Unmanned Systems Technology (“UST”) to demonstrate their expertise in this field. Their innovative multi-rotor drones incorporate electric propulsion and are based on current NASA research and development.

Hercules VTOL UAS

‘Hercules’ is a long-endurance VTOL multi-rotor UAS, with eight propellers. The unique patent-pending aerodynamic design and hybrid electric propulsion results in excellent range and endurance, making this an ideal solution for aerial data collection.

Greased Lightning VTOL Fixed-Wing UAV

Greased Lightning VTOL UAV

‘Greased Lightning’ is a transitioning VTOL fixed-wing UAS, capable of both linear infrastructure inspections at high speeds and also more detailed inspections whilst hovering. The design is licensed technology from NASA.


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