AeroVironment SkyTote. Specifications. A photo.
AeroVironment SkyTote - US military unmanned aerial vehicle developed in 2002, the company «AeroVironment».
AeroVironment SkyTote photo
Design of unmanned air vehicle model AeroVironment SkyTote started by American specialists in the field of military aerospace developments in 1998 year. The new air vehicle had to be used for intelligence gathering, observation and performing search and rescue, operated as military units and controls etc..
The first flight of an unmanned aircraft model AeroVironment SkyTote held in 2002 year, with the device turned out to be quite practical in terms of its operation, however, due to some technical limitations, the UAV AeroVironment SkyTote already 2010 was officially decommissioned from service.
UAV AeroVironment SkyTote made in copter configuration coaxial system arrangement of rotors, which provides drone and high maneuverability performance and enables to carry out a vertical takeoff and landing, which is very effective, especially when it comes to operating the UAV in a difficult terrain, where other configuration unmanned show much less effective results.
Powerplant UAV AeroVironment SkyTote represented by one turbocharged, allows drone to accelerate to a maximum speed of flight in 50 km \ h., While the maximum flight range of this device is limited 20 kilometers.
Specifications AeroVironment SkyTote.
- Length: 1 m .;
- Wingspan: 1,2 m .;
- Height: 1,5 m .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 150 kg .;
- Cruising flight speed: 40 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 50 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 20 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 3100 m.
- aircraft engine type: a turbine;
- Powerplant: unknown;
- Power: unknown.
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