DeltaQuad’s Evo eVTOL drone enables 4.5 hours of flight
Dutch company DeltaQuad is looking to shake up drone design – and through that, increase both performance and mission diversity – with its new Evo electric takeoff and landing (eVTOL) craft that bears more than a passing resemblance to the B2-Stealth aircraft.
Badhoevedorp-based DeltaQuad said this week its fixed-wing Evo eVTOL drone has entered the public beta phase of testing involving a select number of clients and other UAV operators. The company is part of Vertical Technologies, a developer of long-range enterprise craft for mapping, inspection, and surveillance applications. Improved aerodynamic efficiencies from Evo’s design, says DeltaQuada, provides enhanced flight performance enabling up to 4.5 hours of operation on a single charge.
Responding to input from customers on their evolving needs from drone operation, DeltaQuad said it returned to the drawing board to rethink the conception of its next trademark delta craft – coming up with the…