Lithium-ion Batteries Key to Powering UAVs

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are gaining more popularity in both the defense and civilian sectors thanks to their effectiveness and ease of operation when compared to manned aircraft. Battery-powered aerial vehicles are already in use for various functions of military intelligence, as well as for commercial, recreational, scientific, surveillance and agricultural applications. The large potential…

Battery Packs for Electric Paraglider / E-Glider / PPG

Applications examples:-Electric Powered Paragliding (E-Glider, other PPGs) Assembled on demand, based on P.O. Delivered (in selected countries) within 14 days. Price:€ 1650,- (set of 2 battery packs, smart charger not included) + shipping8S iCharger 208B 20A = 160,- Request a battery pack set >>> For E-Glider model must be used a set of two 8S battery packs…

Panasonic Battery History

An outline of the major products that shaped our history, including a number of notable events from SANYO, a company Panasonic acquired in 2010. Development and release of battery-powered shell lamps In March 1923, Konosuke Matsushita, founder of the business that would later become Panasonic, successfully developed a cannonball-shaped battery-powered shell lamp for bicycles. It…

RQ-11B Raven UAV – the most popular fixed-wing military drone

  Primary Function Reconnaissance and surveillance with low altitude operation Contractor Aerovironment, Inc. Services USN, USMC, USAF, US Army Power Plant Electric Motor, rechargeable lithium ion batteries Wingspan 4.5 feet (1.37 meters) Weight 4.2 lbs (1.9 kilograms) Weight (ground control unit) 17 lbs (7.7 kilograms) Speed 30-60 mph (26-52 knots) Range 8-12 km (4.9-7.45 miles)…

Precise Handcrafting

Watching my website somebody asked: what means “Precise Handcrafting”? So, the japanese lithium-ion #battery cells inside a battery pack comes from the same lot, rank, and initial charging date, and all are preselected to have identical weight (maximum weight margins of 0.001 grams) We use high quality polarized gold-plated connectors and strong wiring-harnesses. Why all that? To…

Lilium VTOL aircraft secured $90 million in funding to go to market

“Transportation technologies play a fundamental role in structuring our everyday lives. Lilium’s electric powered eVTOL aircraft offers new mobility options that can benefit people around the world. From under-developed regions with poor road infrastructure, to the developed world with traffic congestion and sprawl, new possibilities emerge when convenient daily flight becomes an option for all…