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AUSA 2016: VTOL meets fixed-wing (video)

4th October 2016 - 20:57 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Washington DC


Textron Systems is showcasing its Hybrid-quad Aerosonde variant at AUSA 2016 in Washington DC ahead of testing to both military and commercial customers in October. The hybrid-quad combines the vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capabilities of a multi-rotor platform with the Aerosonde SUAS fixed-wing aircraft. 

Shephard spoke with David Phillips, Vice President of Small and Medium Endurance UAS at Textron, about the VTOL capabilities. 

For more from AUSA 2016, see our dedicated news page.

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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