Wednesday, February 18, 2015

SkyProwler combines a quadcopter and a fixed-wing airplane in one device

The SkyProwler ready for some speed, with its quadcopter props retracted

Arizona-based start-up Krossblade is developing a five-passenger "flying car"-type vehicle known as the SkyCruiser. Among other things, plans call for it to take off and land like a quadcopter, while transitioning to faster, more efficient fixed-wing flight while en route. Will you ever be able to buy one? Well, that's hard to say, but if Krossblade's current Kickstarter campaign is a success, you will soon be able to buy a functioning miniature prototype known as the SkyProwler. .. Continue Reading SkyProwler combines a quadcopter and a fixed-wing airplane in one device

Section: Aircraft

Tags: Drone, Kickstarter, Quadcopter, UAV, VTOL

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