There are 6 different research concepts to be explored in SABRE, which are targeted at morphing the primary rotor design parameters:
Fish Bone Active Camber (FishBAC) – Bristol
Translation Induced Camber (TRIC) – TU Delft
Inertially Driven Twist – Swansea
Shape Memory Alloy Driven Twist – CIRA
Chord Extension – DLR
Active Tendons (Variable blade dynamic properties) – Bristol
Passive Energy Balancing will be explored as a means of reducing the actuation requirements of the various concepts.