New super-elastic Nitinol antenna for the transmitter

Published: 2016-09-08 11:51:56
Categories : Icare2

New super-elastic Nitinol antenna for the transmitter

The transmitter of the Icare2 GPS tracker for model aircraft and drones now has a Nitinol antenna.

This nickel and titanium alloy  has two very distinct properties :

-shape memory

-superelasticity (also known as pseudoelasticity).

Shape memory refers to the capacity of Nitinol to regain its original form after deformation.

The new antenna therefore remains very straight and does not break when subjected to frequent bending.