Double Box Tail Drone DBT Aero 3D Printed Swyft
DBT Aero Holds Successful Flight of Swyft 3D Printed Drone
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Emerging aircraft leader DBT Aero has demonstrated its Double Box Tail (DBT) technology through the successful test flight of a 3D printed Group 1 UAS. This is the company’s third successful subscale demonstrator of their manned prototype, having previously designed and test flown Group 2 and Group 3 scale UAS.
The Group 1 aircraft was developed alongside 3DAeroventures, with the sponsorship of HiTEC, House of Balsa and ZAP Adhesives. It first took flight on September 11, 2022 at the El Paso Radio Controller’s Field.
DBT Aero’s Swyft™ family of modular and scalable drones feature a small amount of integrated parts, making maintenance and manufacturing easier. The company’s insights and technology are ideal for the current demand for sustainable aviation without payload, range or speed compromises. Its…