REDT Research Project

Project Name Funding Body Industrial Partners Academic/Research Partners Duration
REDT Walloon Region Sagita, JDC Innovation, GDTech, DIMMA Design Université Libre de Bruxelles 2008-2011

The ULg wind tunnel participates in the REDT research project, aimed at the development of a new concept for helicopter rotor drives. The new drive works without any mechanical link between the engine and the rotor drive.

The ULg is involved primarily in the wind tunnel validation of the concept.

Different models of the REDT concept in the ULg wind tunnel

Alternative tail configuration tested in the ULg wind tunnel

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