Russian UAV Eyed For Logistics Uses

Russian aerohydrodynamic institute TsAGI has conducted further wind-tunnel tests of a “convertiplane” unmanned aircraft that takes off and lands vertically like a helicopter, then cruises like a fixed-wing aircraft. Aerial imaging and cargo delivery are potential applications, operating from austere bases. Details are sparse, but the UAV looks to feature a tiltrotor, or possibly tilt-wing, design. Designed by TsAGI and Innotech JSC, the UAV’s wing has a moderate aspect …

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