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LAAD 2013: Santos Lab unveils VTOL UAV

11th April 2013 - 23:34 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Rio de Janeiro

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Santos Lab used the LAAD exhibition in Rio de Janeiro to publicly unveil a new VTOL UAV.

Dubbed the ORBIS, the UAV features a quadrotor configuration inside a ring airfoil, which allows it to transition from vertical to forward flight without any loss of momentum.

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