solar copter: world's first solar powered multi purpose helicopter
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feb 20, 2013
solar copter: world's first solar powered multi purpose helicopter


solar-copter: world’s first solar powered multi-purpose helicopter

 

 

a group of masters students at queen mary university of london have sent designboom images of their
solar powered remote controlled helicopter that can be used for multipurpose applications. as the rapidly
improving technology of photovoltaics continually spans new industries, ‘solar-copter’ aims to capitalize
on the concept by developing the world’s first sustainable powered multi-copter.

 

 

solar-copter in flight

 

 

solar-copter detail view

 

 

solar-copter prototype

 

 

project team:

aly abidali
jibran ahmed
shakir ahmed
irmantas burba
pourshid jan fani
george kowfie
kazimierz wojewoda

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.
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