One of the first and well-known producers in Canada, which started to manufacture unmanned aerial vehicles, is a company Bombardier. Initially, the development of intelligence UAV model CL-89 engaged Canadian company Canadair, which later became part of a large corporation aviation Bombardier. This project is a government sponsored 1959 years in England and Canada. Also, the development of the project in the year 1965 connected and the German government.
The first order of unmanned vehicles such as Bombardier CL-89 282 was one. The package included quality camera device for exploration model ZeissKRb 8 / 24C, to conduct intelligence operations during the night used the system Vinten Type 201 IRLS, she had flares.
Start unmanned vehicle models CL-89 carried out using rocket boosters, installed on the machine, these boosters attached great traction in 22.24 kN. The launch was carried out from a special platform. The most active military purposes UAV was used by the army of Great Britain during operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield, which were held in the Persian Gulf. Besides Britain, BombardierCL-89 used by the armies of France, Canada, Italy and Germany. There were manufactured 500 such machines.
The machine can carry out exploration and quality with a maximum take-off weight in 156 kilos, while the ceiling rate was equal 740 km / h. On board could be attached to 20 kilogram payload. The range of the UAV was 60 kilometers.
|Aircraft Length m||2.60|
|maximum take-off with the accelerator||156|
|engine's type||1 TRD Williams WR2-6|
|Thrust, kN||X 1 0.56|
|Maximum speed km / h||741|
|Radius of action, km|
|with an additional tank||70|
|Practical ceiling, m||3050|
|Payload:||17-20 kg of various equipment|
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