Russia Develops Tilt-Rotor UAV

2016-09-09

Russia Develops Tilt-Rotor UAV
The VR-Technologies Design Bureau, part of Russian elicopters JSC, has developed the unique tilt-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle. The new RHV-35 unmanned convertible aircraft was unveiled at the international military and technical forum ARMY-2016.

The new unmanned aerial vehicle looks like a drone from Terminator. A number of oil and gas companies and various government agencies are already showing interest in the unique project.

The project is implemented as part of the Speed programme adopted by Russian Helicopters. The main objective during the development of the unmanned aircraft was to create a flying test bed to determine the efficiency of design layouts and search for innovative solutions.

Tilt-rotors are a special class of rotorcraft that have a number of advantages over traditional aerial vehicles built up according to the airplane or helicopter schemes.

The RHV-35 unmanned convertible aircraft already has made its maiden flight. Russian Helicopters performed the tests of the tilt-rotor at Skolkovo Innovation Centre.

Region:  Europe
Contry:  Russia
Category:  UAV


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