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VTOL UAV To Become The Humvee Of The Sky

Sunday, June 29, 2008 Frontline Aerospace, Inc., unveiled at AUVSI 2008 a new vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft configuration called V-STAR. The company is implementing this design concept in a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system, associated with the MicroFire gas turbine fuel-efficiency technology also developed by the company. The system is extracting heat

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Half-Scale V-STAR Could Fly Next Year

June 23, 2008 — A half-scale demonstrator of a ducted fan vertical take-off and landing unmanned air vehicle called the VTOL Swift Tactical Aerial Resource (V-STAR) could be flying next year, according to its developer. Design Intended to Resupply Troops on Battlefield Using two Rolls-Royce Model 250 series II C20B turboshaft engines, a diamond box

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VTOL Battlefield Resupply UAV Could Fly By 2009

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 A half-scale demonstrator of a ducted fan vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned air vehicle (UAV) called the VTOL Swift Tactical Aerial Resource (VSTAR) could be flying next year. The developer, Frontline Aerospace, says the aircraft “is intended to resupply troops on the battlefield with ammunition, water and food, with a

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Frontline Aerospace Debuts ‘Humvee Of The Air’

Frontline Aerospace of Broomfiled, Colo., says they’ve designed a flexible unmanned aerial system capable of efficiences not possible just several years ago. Only slightly bulkier than the classive Volkswagen Beetle at 21 feet long, the V-STAR™ (Vertical, Swift Tactical Aerial Resource) could serve as a mid-sized utility vehicle for the military: what the company dubbed

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