To evaluate, develop and then possibly prototype a principal assembly that consists of; a single-bladed rotor; complete with integral electric motor, power train, and all-electric flight & power controls.
Then, if the above is successful, to possibly evaluate, develop and then prototype an Ultralight helicopter with a side-by-side or coaxial configuration that incorporates two of these principal assemblies.
Mockup of Principal Assembly: Picture is of concept Hub #1
OTHER: Helicopter - Outside - Single-Bladed Rotor - Complete Rotorcraft
OTHER: Helicopter - Inside - Single-Bladed Electric Rotor - Complete Rotorcraft
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OTHER: Helicopter - Inside - Interleaving - Electric Ultralight & UAV
OTHER: Helicopter - Inside - Single-Bladed All Electric Rotor - Coaxial Vari-speed Rotors
OTHER: Helicopter - Inside - Single Rotor - All Electric Backpack (PAV) (UAV)
OTHER: Helicopter - Inside - Single Rotor - Simple Electric Ultralight
OTHER: Aircraft - Gyro/Heli - Non-powered
Spiraling maple tree seeds inspire world's smallest single-winged rotocraft
Control and UAV:
This small (25 employee) Canadian company interesting. http://www.micropilot.com/. There is an article on it in the business section May 30, 2006 Globe and Mail.
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Initially displayed: January 9, 2006 ~ Posted on PPRuNe; January 11, 2006; on Rotary Wing Forum; January 9, 2006~ Last Revised: October 28, 2009
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