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‘Fifth Element’-style VTOL platform is almost ready for the market

Fancraft technology is revolutionary, and the time to release it to the market is approaching. Urban Aeronautics – an Israeli company with interests in fancraft technology – has formed two subsidiaries. Tactical Robotics will deal with preparing the company’s AirMule ducted fan unmanned aircraft for military missions, while Metro Skyways will use the same technology […]

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The “AirMule” is unique in concept – but it still has to prove it can do the job

The operational need is urgent. The solutions are under development – but one, without any doubt, looks superior to the others.A NATO report states that Urban Aeronautics’ AirMule ducted fan unmanned craft is currently the only VTOL UAV that has been specifically designed for unmanned evacuation of wounded soldiers from combat zones.This report documents the […]

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The AirMule approaches the final proof of concept

If everything goes smoothly, a group of anxious but enthusiastic people will stand in mid-2014 on a hill in southern Israel and wait for the AirMule to take off, manoeuvre and land.   This is intended to be the final proof that this special platform can live up to the great expectations it generates.   […]

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To land a mule on a coin

Adding capabilities to a unique flying platform is one way of persuading potential investors and clients to help in making a very special design an operational system.   When many companies in the world are trying to develop different types of unmanned Re-supply and Medevac missions, a small Israeli company is making bold but very […]

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The ‘mule’ is tough but he needs help

One thing is sure, the vision and determination of one man and the skills of the people he has gathered around him may be the beginning of a revolution.   The AirMule ducted fan unmanned platform is a private initiative but in recent days, for the first time, a source in a key position has […]

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