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EXCLUSIVE - FanWing UAV spins up for speed test

Added on 17 September 2010 by Tim Robinson

Looking like a cross between a flying lawnmower and something out of a scifi film like Dune, the revolutionary FanWing rotary aircraft concept may be about to enter a new phase if wind-tunnel testing proves a modified design gives increased speed.
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The Iranian DIY aerospace sector

Added on 27 August 2010 by Tim Robinson

The unveiling of a new Iranian armed ‘drone’ or UAV named the ‘Karrar’ last week produced predictable responses – scorn and laughter from some ‘experts’ and fear from tabloid headline writers about this ‘ambassador of death’ from Tehran.

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UAVs invade the toy store

Added on 20 August 2010 by Tim Robinson

After fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, the latest frontier for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) is the consumer toy market – with the launch of the Parrot AR Drone, a remote-controlled quadricopter controlled over Wi-Fi by an iPhone ‘app’.

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