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UAV Propulsion Tech to Market Reventec’s UAV Sensors in U.S.

Published: 31 Jul 2017

Reventec UAV Sensors

UAV Propulsion Tech has announced that it has signed an agreement with Reventec Ltd to market the firm’s capacitive liquid level sensors, rotary position sensors, magneto resistive speed sensors and temperature sensors for the US unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market. Reventec Ltd is a UK-based mechanical and electronic design consultancy, specializing in the design and development of technologically advanced products within the motorsport, defense, aerospace and industrial sectors.

Reventec was established in 2013 by Neville Meech, an experienced design engineer who previously led the Motorsport design activities for a UK sensor company and has worked with some of the most recognized race teams and sports car manufacturers in the world, predominantly within Formula 1, ELMS/IMSA, WEC and IndyCar. Reventec has a rapidly growing design team, combining a broad range of mechanical and electronic design expertise. Reventec are primarily involved in the development of products for use in harsh environments, with particular experience in the design of products for military vehicles, unmanned aircraft, race cars, industrial machines, specialist vehicles and equipment.

Neville Meech, Managing Director at Reventec, said, “The advanced products we have developed and proven in the motorsports market are also starting to be used in the UAV market as systems become more advanced and require more accurate and reliable fuel level sensors and reliable engine sensors (throttle, speed, temperature). We are excited about working with UAV Propulsion Tech to expand our products into this growing market.”

Bob Schmidt, founder and president of UAV Propulsion Tech, said, “The addition of Reventec’s sensor solutions will further expand our UAV product offerings allowing us to provide solutions that will improve the performance, functionality and reliability of UAVs.” Schmidt continued: “The business expansion of UAV Propulsion Tech’s product offerings will allow US defense and commercial UAV developers to have one source for the most advanced propulsion, servo, autopilot, gyro-stabilized EO/IR gimbals, parachutes, electric turbofans and now advanced sensing solutions.”

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Posted by Mike Ball Mike is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passions for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years.

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