Wankel Engines for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

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The article presents the possibility of using a rotary piston engine, called the Wankel engine, to drive for unmanned aerial vehicles. It describes the principle of engine operation, its advantages and disadvantages. The article specifies the categories of drones to which these engines are dedicated. The author presents the modular Wankel engine of 5-120 hp for unmanned aerial vehicles, manufactured by Advanced Innovative Engeeniering.

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  • [1] Advanced Innovative Engineering strona internetowa: www.aieuk.com

  • [2] Biass E.H. Armada International Issue 1 02/03.2005

  • [3] Melnarowicz W i K. Bezzałogowe Statki Powietrzne Warszawa ITWL 2017

  • [4] Silnik Wankla Wikipedia strona internetowa: https://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silnik_Wankla

  • [5] Unmanned Aircraft Systems Roadmap 2005-2030 Office of Secretary of Defense DoD USA 2005

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