Arcturus T-20. Specifications. A photo.
Arcturus T-20 - US military multipurpose unmanned aerial vehicle reconnaissance complex, designed in 2009, the company «Arcturus-UAV».
Arcturus T-20 photo
UAV Arcturus T-20 become designed in the mid-2000-ies, thus, a new unmanned device was designed for a whole range of different tasks, which should include reconnaissance. Implementation of the patrol and observation flights, the adjustment of firing on enemy positions, aerial photography and aerial photography area, assessment of the situation on the ground contact with the enemy, and others. Due to quite a high potential of the drone, the device has been used extensively in the Armed Forces of the United States - according to the year 2012, 22 was armed aircraft of this model, and, UAV Arcturus T-20 issue continues to this day.
In fact, the design of unmanned aircraft Arcturus T-20 is a motorized glider - with the length of the fuselage in 2,8 meters, the drone has a wingspan in 5.2 meter that allows it to perform extremely long flights, especially when it comes to patrol work on certain areas of land .
A photoArcturus T-20
Starting unmanned Arcturus T-20 is made with a special catapult, while planting is carried out with the help of a parachute system, which is also used as an emergency means, in cases where the UAV was attacked by enemy forces.
The power plant of the unmanned air vehicle model Arcturus T-20 represented by one four-cylinder piston brand of Avgas, which, having a capacity of 10 hp able to disperse the drone to a maximum airspeed in 165 km \ h., While the duration of the device location in the air can reach 16 hours.
Specifications Arcturus T-20.
- Length: 2,8 m .;
- Wingspan: 5,2 m .;
- Height: 1 m .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 79 kg .;
- Cruising flight speed: 140 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 165 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 90 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 7100 m.
- aircraft engine type: a piston;
- Powerplant: Avgas;
- Power: 10 hp
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