Power Transfer Prototype

A project log for Electric Variable Pitch Rotor Mk. II

An improved electrically actuated variable pitch rotor with a wireless interface and redundant power supply

Peter McCloudPeter McCloud 01/14/2020 at 05:130 Comments

We’ve recently completed a prototype of the power transfer hardware that will be used on our next generation rotor design. Carbon brushes, held in place with a custom 3D-printed holder, transfer power to copper plates on the rotor. On-board batteries will remain, providing a backup power source.