April 18, 2014      

A team from the University of Sheffield has successfully tested a prototype 3D-printed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) as part of a project designed to enable cost-effective, rapid drone manufacturing.

Engineers at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) tested the 1.5m (4.9 feet)-wide prototype UAV as a radio-controlled glider.

?We tested the prototype as a radio-controlled glider in order to prove the aerodynamics and to get experience of trimming the balance point and control surfac...

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