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GFS-6a unmanned aerial vehicle

Country of Origin: Britain


The GFS-6a and the smaller GFS-7 prototype were the developmental stages of a Coanda-effect unmanned aerial vehicle designed for use by Britain's Ministry of Defense. (The GFS in the name stood for Geoff's Flying Saucer: Geoff Hatton was responsible for this design.)

This unmanned aerial vehicle was capable of vertical takeoff, controlled flight and hovering and landing on a point. The GFS used the Coanda principle to create lift, resulting in little downwash and good aerodynamic...

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