rFlight is a team of passionate engineers that are developing the rWing, a delta wing design that enables vertical liftoff. rWing is powered by an internal combustion engine with two coaxial propellers. The design includes semi-autonomous controls and intelligent UI for intuitive interaction and easy maintenance. The team developed a system capable of a cruising speed greater than 100 knots to achieve horizontal flight.
rFlight is competing in the GoFly Prize - sponsored by Boeing, GoFly is an international competition pushing the boundaries of innovation, engineering, and transportation. This event encourages innovators, inventors, and engineers to develop and build a personal flying device that can be used by anyone, anywhere. The goal of the GoFly Prize is to foster the development of safe, quiet, ultra-compact personal flying devices capable of vertical take off and landing (VTOL), and which can fly 20 miles without refueling or recharging while carrying a single person.
To learn more about rFlight and the partnership with TE Connectivity, visit https://www.te.com/rflight
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