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The Vortex UAV / Drone

The Vortex UAV
The Vortex UAV

The Vortex UAV is dedicated to solving the problem of oil spill at sea. It has the characteristics of working at sea and flying in the air.The four rotating arms are closed in flight state and receiving state,which are made of light metal.When at sea, the four arms will open,and the arms will rotate with the middle layer to gather oil and absorb oil.Meanwhile,the openings provide a suction,just like a little vortex.

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Fuzhou University

Fuzhou University
Xiamen, China

Chenyang Zhang,
Fuzhou University