Aug 24, 2017 - A hybrid gas-to-electric drone flies longer and stronger. Top Flight Technologies says its Airborg 10K drone is heavy-duty ready and can fly up to 3 hours carrying 20 lb. (4 kg) of cargo.
Jul 12, 2017 - For UAVs it is all about power to address industrial-strength commercial applications. The Top Flight Airborg™ 10K can fly 3+ hours, carry up to 21 lbs, and has 10KW of on-board computing power.
Jul 03, 2017 - Interview with Dr. Phan illustrates a long-term passion to develop flying solutions ultimately leading to the creation of Top Flight Technologies and its proprietary hybrid-powered engines that can address the power needs of future flying cars.
Jun 12, 2017 - This premiere Japanese magazine points to hybrid-powered engines (gasoline plus electricity), as being produced by Top Flight Technologies, to surmount the lack of power available in battery-only solutions to address the needs of future flying cars.
Apr 15, 2015 - Having removed the barriers of extended flight and enhanced payloads companies like Top Flight Technologies can move beyond applications like Amazon delivering packages to drones carrying people in the next 3 years.
Apr 03, 2015 - For the drone revolution to really take off, the flying machines will have to fly longer than the half-hour-or-so that today's batteries allow. Top Flight has the solution - hybrid power drones.
Mar 19, 2015 - Top Flight Technologies is the first company to successfully demonstrate true serial hybrid power integration into multi-rotors at industry disruptive price points removing the challenge with endurance and extended payloads for multi-rotor UAVs.
Mar 18, 2015 - A new hybrid gas-electric aircraft could make drone delivery more practical. The Top Flight Technologies the six-rotor drone can fly for more than two-and-a-half hours—or 160 kilometers—carrying a payload weighing nine kilograms.
Feb 27, 2015 - Last year, funding for peacetime drone startups topped $100 million. But it’s an industry still in the Wild West phase, waiting for the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt rules to allow the commercial use of drones.
Feb 22, 2015 - HeliDirect, a e-retailer of remote control (RC) hobby helicopters, and Top Flight Technologies, a provider of commercial-grade multi-rotor UAVs using revolutionary hybrid propulsion solutions are two successful companies making waves in north Boston.