Neva Aerospace is offering the first ever electric turbofans (ETFs)*optmized for static thrust and VTOL/STOL. The unique turbofan housing design further ingeniously boosts thrust with no extra weight added.
The breakthrough technology of the Athena Series ETFs will displace uncaged rotor blades in the current commercial drone applications and will create exciting new possibilities for the development of the next generation of unmanned aerial systems.
Neva Aerospace is a European consortium based in the United Kingdom. It partners with key clients, technology suppliers, and financial institutions to develop technologies for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), Unmanned Air Cargo(UAC), aerial robotic platforms (ARP), and electric aviation. It owns a portfolio of patents and technologies which are among the most advanced worldwide. As of January 2016 Neva Consortium counts 5 companies with more than 100 people. www.neva-aero.com
Athena A – A for autonomous – turbines are designed for engineers who are working at the forefront of UAS design and are hungry for solutions to the limitations of uncaged rotor blades.
The combination of light weight and remarkable stability and yaw control, particularly so for the two-stage version, affords designers with unprecedented options for multiple turbines to be used and controlled in synch, and offers increased scope for redundancy.
Two-stage and single-stage (clockwise or counter-clockwise) versions are offered with maximum trust of 2.5kgf and 2.0kgf.
Safety is intrinsic in the design of all Neva EDFs, and there are no un-caged propellers
Internal redundancy with 2 separate stages, 2 engines, and 2 ESCs
Athena A (autonomous) is currently offered in two variants:
1ET: 1 stage clockwise (CW) or counter-clockwise (CCW)
2ET: 2 stages counter-rotating
Athena Series turbines are made In Europe and are delivered fully assembled with Electronic Speed Controllers (ESC), motors and propellers.
Typical usage for manned or unmanned aircraft:
Bespoke applications for medium sized UAS/UAV
Bespoke heavy-payload, high-safety UAV/UAA
Extreme sports (paraglider, base-jump, Turbo-Ski, etc…)
Security and defence applications
Electric aviation for high -efficiency VTOL and slow -speed linear flight
Airships for high efficiency thrust for VTOL & slow speed linear flight