The Exulans is a unique, "gull-winged" type of flying wing. It is being developed by the University of Pretoria's Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering. For more information, check out their website at

Schematic of the Exulans showing the variable sweep wing tips.

Testing platform.

Testing the trailer??

Exulans with the balloon which will drop it

Suspended beneath the baloon waiting for the drop.