asteroza + octocopter   18

Prestigious $20,000 prize awarded to futuristic ‘drone ambulance’ | World Air Sports Federation
Him and the italian company Proger will work on this. Bladeless microturbine power generator is interesting though
bladeless  microturbine  power  generator  UAV  drone  multicopter  octocopter  air  ambulance 
september 2018 by asteroza
Aergility
Some sort of octocopter that is also using the oversize rotors as a kind of autogyro for lift as a replacement for real wings, as a format differentiator from quadplanes
UAV  drone  cargo  octocopter  multicopter  electric  hybrid  autogyro 
july 2018 by asteroza
EHANG-EHANG184-Overview
People pod octocopter, functionally a UAV drone though. FIxed pitch props makes control hard at that rotor size though, right? Electric, with no range extender, so that battery won't last that long...
transportation  vehicle  UAV  drone  cargo  electric  octocopter  multicopter  hardware  electronics  devices  Delicious 
january 2016 by asteroza
JumpShip – Transition Robotics Store
From the quadshot tailsitter guys, a new octocopter tailsitter
octocopter  multicopter  tailsitter  hybrid  VTOL  UAV  drone  hardware  electronics  devices  Delicious 
october 2015 by asteroza
Workhorse Advanced Vehicles | Innovation built on a tradition of excellence
Working on the octocopter HorseFly, a cargo delivery UAV which is supported by a delivery truck (mobile base/mothership), providing last meter (rather than last mile) delivery capability.
HorseFly  UAV  drone  cargo  octocopter  multicopter  helicopter  USPS  research  hardware  electronics  devices  EV  truck  delivery  Delicious 
april 2015 by asteroza
Amp charges into electric trucks, delivery drones | Amp Electric Vehicles
Pairing a delivery drone with a delivery truck (which operates like a mobile resupply base) does sorta make sense, to overcome range limitations.
HorseFly  cargo  package  delivery  UAV  drone  octocopter  multicopter  helicopter  Delicious 
december 2014 by asteroza
Desert Wolf - Skunk Riot Control Copter
SkyNet starts right here folks. A riot control UAV shooting pepper spray paintballs on "undesirables". Get one for your 'burbclave today!
skunk  UAV  octocopter  helicopter  surveillance  riot  control  defense  police  military  paintball  gun  pepper  spray  compliance  marking  Delicious 
june 2014 by asteroza
HorseFly 'Octocopter' Primed to Fly the Future to Your Front Door
Interesting hybrid platform, using a truck mobile base with the octocopter UAV providing last 10m delivery from the truck. I could see this being attractive to existing package delivery services with an existing truck fleet.
HorseFly  octocopter  helicopter  UAV  package  delivery  hybrid  platform  mobile  base  drone  cargo  truck  autonomous  electric  vehicle  Delicious 
june 2014 by asteroza
VTOL Dynamics
Appears to be working on a tilting rotor quadcopter (technical an octocopter since it uses a rotor above and below the motor), allegedly a hybrid base, with power supplied by some sort of engine/generator unit feeding to the four motors.
hybrid  electric  drive  tiltrotor  octocopter  quadcopter  helicopter  drone  UAV  aviation  research  technology  aircraft  VTOL  Delicious 
february 2014 by asteroza
DomiCopter by T + Biscuits | T + Biscuits
Slowly getting closer to the tacocopter ideal. Though there is still entrenched military industrial complex lobbying from fixed wing burrito bomber enthusiasts...
domino's  helicopter  drone  UAV  octocopter  tacocopter  food  pizza  multicopter  delivery  pizzacopter  DomiCopter  matternet  Delicious 
june 2013 by asteroza

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