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Centrifugal Compressor with Thrust Vector Control for UAV Propulsion

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) capable of Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) require a high thrust to weight ratio. This research aims to determine the relevance of centrifugal compressors with thrust vector control (TVC) as a means of propulsion for small UAVs. A centrifugal compressor, as opposed to conventional propellers, prevents exposure to high speed rotating