RnR Products have contributed to these Projects.
Insitu Group, Bureau of Meteorology, University of Washington,
Environmental Systems and Services, Melbourne, Australia
Developed the Aerosonde, a UAV for weather observations. In 1998, the Aerosonde became the first UAV to complete a Trans-Atlantic Ocean Crossing.
Strong enough to withstand severe air turbulence.
Speed to get "on station" quickly
Payload included computers and meteorological equipment
Long duration on-site support (Meteorological readings taken and relayed to ground stations.)
Two sets of wings were developed three weeks after receiving their order. These wings have been used for demonstration flights since 1992. RnR Products have been manufacturing the entire airframe since 1994.
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
Delivered an RPV based on RnR's SBXC Cross Country Sailplane. There was a six week turnaround time from bid to delivery.
Virginia Tech University
Supplied composite glass/nomex fuselages to support the Virginia State Forestry Department UAV project.