Aerotor Selects ePropelled for UAV Starter Generator and Intelligent Power System
LOWELL, Mass., April 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ePropelled, the Massachusetts-based technology company that delivers leading-edge electric propulsion systems, today announced that Aerotor, an Israeli startup company specializing in the design of Quadcopter Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), has selected ePropelled’s starter generators and intelligent power systems for its Apus 15 multi-rotor Quadcopter UAV.
The Aerotor Apus 15 system includes internal combustion engine (ICE) or fully hybrid (electric motor and ICE) models, and is designed for high flight speeds, long endurance and heavy payload lift. It can be utilized in both military and commercial applications, and initial versions are being developed for the Israel Defense Force (IDF), which will begin testing the UAVs later in 2022.
ePropelled’s SG750 starter generator and iPS750 intelligent power system will help the Apus 15 reach up to ten hours of flight with less reliance on battery performance. In addition, the UAV can start…