Modeling of Small-scale Tilt-rotor Unmanned Air Vehicles

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$67,175.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N68335-10-C-0175
Agency Tracking Number:
N09B-039-0018
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
NAVY 09T039
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Dragonfly Pictures, Inc.
PO Box 202, West End of Second Street, Essington, PA, 19029
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
793042243
Principal Investigator:
David Hodder
Director of Test
(610) 521-6115
DavidHodder@DragonflyPictures.com
Business Contact:
Greogory Piasecki
Director of Commercializa
(610) 521-6115
GregoryPiasecki@DragonflyPictures.com
Research Institution:
UMD Rotorcraft Center of Excellence
Jewel Barlow
3181 Glenn L. Martin Hall
Bldg #088
College Park, MD, 20742
(240) 464-3871
Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
DPI will be well positioned to deliver a fully functional prototype in Phase II that exceeds the proposed performance goals of: vertical take-off and landing, endurance of 37.5 hours, range of 3750km. The UAS will be powered by a combination of heavy fuel engines and electric auxiliary motors, and will be suited to deployment from a single vehicle (e.g., JLTV), by two operators. This 150 lb vehicle may enter testing with interim solutions based on blade planform modifications, and will be simply converted to embody conformable prop-rotors for the Phase III demonstration.

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