Teledyne FLIR has added a new UAS type to its product line.
Eyo aiming for tailless future
An engineer and aircraft developer says that he has created an unmanned platform unique in the sector, in building a rotary vertical lift aircraft that requires no tail or rotor to compensate for the torque.
Jean-Claude Tourn, President at Lakesight, told Shephard that he is preparing for further testing on the Eyo Copter-400 concept platform, which was developed from the earlier Eyo Copter-200 model and is planned to have many times the lift capability than its predecessor.
While the 200, featuring a similar design and an unpowered tail rotor, could lift around 60-70kg the newer 400 variant is planned to …
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