To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

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

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

RSS

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

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Tim Martin

Author

Tim Martin


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

Tim has experience writing …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin