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AUVSI 2019: Siemens engineering new propulsion possibilities for Go Fly X

29th April 2019 - 22:29 GMT | by Tim Martin in Chicago


Aviation motor manufacturer Siemens is currently developing new strategies to produce greater thrust, in partnership with US aviation start-up Heka, as part of the Boeing sponsored Go Fly X competition.

Go Fly is an experimental competition to devise technologies for personal flying devices. Central to Siemens efforts are a series of experiments designed to better understand how thrust improvements can be engineered through the use of digital and computer-based designs, then, in turn, know how fan ducts can be optimised for faster and more efficient flight, compared to rotor blade aerodynamics.

As part of that effort, Siemens has recently completed

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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