RCV DF70 Twin Cylinder UAV Engine
The DF70 is a high-performance 4-stroke twin-cylinder UAV engine designed to military specifications for the aerospace market. Suitable for both VTOL and fixed-wing unmanned aircraft, the engine offers superior fuel economy, quiet running and excellent starting reliability.
With a capacity of 70cc and a power output of 4.2kW, the DF70 also features a boxer configuration for minimal vibration, as well as rotation options for either pusher or tractor configurations. A “limp home” mode offers the ability to run the engine on just one cylinder.
|Speed Range||2000 to 10000 rpm|
|Power (JP8)||4.0 kW (5.4 hp) at 8500 rpm|
|Fuel Consumption (JP8)||330g/kW.hr (0.54 lb/hp.hr)|
|Weight (complete assembly)||3.0 kg (6.6 lbs)|
|Time Between Overhaul (VTOL)||250 hrs|
|Time Between Overhaul (fixed-wing)||500 hrs|