Linear Actuator

Linear actuator with in-built control electronics specifically designed for UAV flight control surface actuation where reliability, positional accuracy and a notable power to weight ratio are vital.  The actuator was designed using OTM’s building block strategy where the various modules can be configured either to meet new actuator requirements or for improved actuators to replace…

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Rotary Throttle Actuator – Case Study

For Unmanned Autonomous Drone (UAV) BAE Systems are at the forefront of UAV technology and development. They were in the process of adapting their High Endurance Rapid Technology Insertion (Herti) UAV drone for use in commercial, non-military applications. Drones offer significant advantages in many situations but, as with many things, the advantages often come with…

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GPRA – Case Study

(General Purpose Rotary Actuator) When OTM successfully met the challenge set by BAE Systems to develop the duplex throttle actuator for the Herti drone, it could be said that we were the victims of our own success. Why? Because one of the major achievements in meeting the brief was tailoring the design and build of…

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