Advanced Aircraft Tilt-Wing Drones for NASA
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Tilt-wing uncrewed aircraft vehicle (UAV) developer Advanced Aircraft Company (AAC) has announced that it has been awarded a contract from NASA for the design and production of prototype tilt-wing uncrewed aerial vehicles in adherence to NASA specifications.
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“Advanced Aircraft Company is proud and humbled to design and build tilt wing prototypes for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration,” said AAC CEO Paul Allen. “This contract further solidifies AAC as the global leader in tilt-wing configuration uncrewed aircraft.”
AAC pushes the boundaries with innovative new approaches to the fuselage, propulsion, and aerodynamic designs for next-generation UAVs. In order to surpass NASA’s technical requirements, AAC is creating an aero-activated tilt-wing configuration that forgoes a mechanically actuated tilt-wing…