Aoki Best-Tech has unveiled a prototype of its quad tilt-rotor VTOL UAV for the first time as company executives predict that is nearing completion.
Speaking to Shephard at the Singapore Airshow on 14 February, a representative from the Japanese company said it is two years from being completed following its ten years of development to date, and said: 'We've changed the motor from electric to gas.'
'We are developing the flight control system. It had an electric motor, but this must contain a large battery which is very heavy.'
The company has also been testing the tilt-rotor capability, and said