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Hybrix.20 – Quaternium
Electric quadrotor with a two stroke petrol engine/generator as a range extender.
UAV  drone  quadcopter  multicopter  two  stroke  gasoline  range  extender  power  generator  hardware  electronics  devices 
december 2017 by asteroza
Home - yeair!
Uses 4 two stroke engines for endurance, with electric assist motors on the shafts for boost/fine control for navigation. Not quite a series hybrid, and kinda big.
europe  germany  hybrid  electric  assist  gasoline  two  stoke  quadcopter  multicopter  helicopter  UAV  drone  cargo  long  endurance  Delicious 
may 2015 by asteroza
Filld – On-Demand Fuel Delivery
Er, is this whole cutting out the middle man silicon valley disruption streak starting to feel like it's jumping the shark a little? Plus the whole fixed location and unlocked gas cap issue is obnoxious for some. But, get Elon Musk's robotic snake arm recharger on a truck to "refuel" EV/PHEV's (with some API that allows you to one time authorize popping open the recharge port), and you might have something. A SuperCharger truck/AAA road rescue truck setup, though would you use a battery bank, a genset, or supercap bank, or flywheels?
gas  gasoline  fuel  delivery  service  Delicious 
may 2015 by asteroza
Hybrid Quadrotor
Interesting hybrid mixed propulsion VTOL quadcopter drone. Essentially a conventional flying drone with separate secondary lift engines, but while forward flight is done with a gasoline powered primary engine with high endurance, the secondary lift engines are effectively a stop rotor electric quadcopter which needs a short but very high power burst for vertical ops. So this basically adapts the different powerplants to match their advantages.
hardware  drone  UAV  engine  gasoline  electric  secondary  quadrotor  propulsion  quadcopter  stopped  aircraft  lift  mixed  VTOL  hybrid  devices  electronics  Delicious 
august 2013 by asteroza

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