Conceived as technology demonstrator for a Medium Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE) surveillance UAV. Its purpose is to develop enabling technologies that increase the aircraft's autonomous flight and data collection and distribution capabilities. Sky-Y has an all-composite structure, all-electric systems and a 160 HP diesel engine of automotive derivation giving it up to 12 hours' endurance.
The contribution of MUL2 group in this project was the FEM analysis of the Sky-y structures.
The Sky-Y flew in June 2007.
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