Menagerie Issue 03

Oblique-Tilting Birotor Aircraft - Nymbus 650

A project in Exton, PA by CUVR, Inc.

Cancelled by Creator

The first remotely piloted Oblique-Tilting Birotor Aircraft for the model aircraft enthusiast.
Backers: 4
Average Pledge Per Backer: $9

Funded: $37 of $36,000
Dates: Jul 8th -> Aug 22nd (45 days)
Project By: CUVR, Inc.
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Latest News

New Video and Update on project

August 1st - via:
Hi Everyone, We posted a new video with Gary Gress in it.  I hope this goes a long way to clearing the air about his involvement here. With less than 20 days left and only $11 of funding, the development team is considering cancelling the... (Read More)

Gary Gress and New Flight Video

July 17th - via:
Thanks to those who have already backed us.  It's been slow going.  We wanted to inform everyone that we uploaded a new flight video that Gary provided to us.  It is from 2013.  Gary is working to put a short intro together that we will hopefully... (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] CUVR Launches the Nymbus 650 on Kickstarter

July 10th - via:
The Cluster for Unmanned Vehicles and Robotics ( has launched a Kickstarter Project to bring the Nymbus 650 to market. The company has received encouragement from numerous individuals and organizations. (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] CUVR has signed a license agreement to develop and manufacture the Nymbus 650

May 21st - via:
Gary Gress, of Gress Aerospace and the University of Calgary, has been studying and experimenting with Gyroscopic Birotors for over a decade. As a researcher and holder of a United States Patent for VTOL Aircraft Control using opposed tilting of its dual propellers or fans, Gary hopes to bring this technology first to the hobbyist. Gary’s unique technology has been featured on the Discovery Channel as well as showcased at the Ottawa’s Aviation and Space Museum in 2012. (Read More)

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