Market Overview of the Vertical Take-Off and Landing Vehicles

  title={Market Overview of the Vertical Take-Off and Landing Vehicles},
  author={Polyhronis Spanoudakis and Lefteris Doitsidis and Nikos Tsourveloudis and Kimon P. Valavanis},
Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) vehicles is a special class of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). This paper summarizes the current stage of VTOL design and market, and discusses VTOL growth and technical performance comparison. A database is presented to provide information concerning VTOL technical characteristics (maximum speed, payload, range, endurance, propulsion configurations), and VTOL market characteristics (major manufacturing countries, real and potential applications, developing… CONTINUE READING
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