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UAV
You’ve probably noticed that suddenly ‘drones’ seem to be everywhere.Multi rotor filming platforms, potential parcel delivery systems, recreational FPV (First Person View) quad-copters… Unmanned Aircraft Systems have exploded into the public consciousness. Seemingly every day a new, creative application is dreamed up to either do at a much lower cost what only manned aircraft could do before,...
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We now have an opening for a composite fabricator/shipwright. Our workload is growing so we would like to take on another team member.Projects include UAV airframes, customer parts, RC yachts, and our A Class catamaran.A good mix of one-off prototypes for R&D, and production items. If you possess skills in carbon fiber pre-peg construction, with...
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The nature of our UAV work is such that we don’t regularly get to share it with the public.Confidentiality is often an important consideration in the aerospace game so it is exciting that on this occasion we can reveal images of a recent project. These are the first airframes of the Cometa UAV, designed by...
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Recent consultancy virtual modelling work.Once again, we are not allowed to show much given the nature of the project (UAV with defence applications)…There are definitely interesting parallels with foiling sailboats, especially with respect to dynamic stability. www.dariovalenza.com
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Progress continues on RM tooling preparation in the workshop.In the office the A Cat design is approaching completion.R10R and IOM developments are in the pipeline and consultancy work continues on aerospace components. www.dariovalenza.com
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More very interesting aerospace work.Unfortunately details are confidential except that this is a (discarded) model for wind tunnel evaluation… The experience we are gaining in this field has fantastic applications in boats and other vehicles. www.dariovalenza.com
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Some more declassified shots of another prototype being readied for flight tests… www.dariovalenza.com
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A prototype airframe ready for flight testing.We rarely get to post about our UAV work due to confidentiality concerns.This particular model is now out in the open, so here goes… www.dariovalenza.com
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Some rare images cleared for release. Prototype Medium Altitude Long Endurance airframe construction details… www.dariovalenza.com
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CAD drafting and optimisation work.  These images of a shortlisted (but not final) design have been cleared for release. Most aspects of the project remain classified.  www.dariovalenza.com
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