High Altitude Morphing Aircraft (HAMAC)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$99,577.00
Award Year:
2006
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA8650-06-M-3652
Agency Tracking Number:
F061-241-3247
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
STAR TECHNOLOGY & RESEARCH, INC.
3213 Carmel Bay Drive, Suite 200, Mount Pleasant, SC, 29466
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
045886095
Principal Investigator:
Jerome Pearson
Project Manager
(843) 856-3599
jp@star-tech-inc.com
Business Contact:
Jerome Pearson
President
(843) 856-3590
jp@star-tech-inc.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
HAMAC is an innovative aircraft design that combines solar cells for power, fuel cells for energy storage, a high-altitude prop and electric motor with thrust vector control, and a morphing structural design that fits compactly into an aircraft, rocket or balloon package for reaching altitude reliably. HAMAC will provide an aerodynamically stable, long-endurance, responsive instrument platform that can maintain altitudes above 20 km indefinitely.

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