Denel Dynamics Bateleur - military multipurpose unmanned aerial vehicle developed by the South African company «Denel Dynamics».
UAV PhotosDenel Dynamics Bateleur
Multipurpose unmanned aerial vehicle model Denel Dynamics Bateleur became designed by South African experts in the field of aviation and aerospace technology even in 2003 year, while, in spite of the fact that the drone project proved to be very costly in terms of material resources, and in terms of time for the implementation of this UAV, military command of the country was quite satisfied with the results, especially because at its core, previously on the territory of South Africa design of such UAVs is not carried out.
UAV Denel Dynamics Bateleur was first presented to the public and the public in 2004 year, however, the first flight of this device is only held in the year 2006, in addition, the development of the drone is not been completed, because of the need of improving the UAV.
DroneDenel Dynamics Bateleur photo
Drone Denel Dynamics Bateleur has a fairly large size - with a length of the fuselage in 8 meters, the scope of the device of the wings is 15 meters, with a maximum take-off weight of the UAV is very small and is only 1000 kg. Despite the large size, drone Denel Dynamics Bateleur has high maneuverability.
South African unmanned aerial vehicle can be used to perform tasks related to the exploration areas, carrying out reconnaissance of the air and water space, operated to perform search and rescue operations, to use to assess the damage in the fields of warfare and used as a means of adjusting the firing on enemy positions.
Powerplant UAV Denel Dynamics Bateleur represented by one piston engine, which, depending on the configuration of the device may be represented by either the Rotax model 914 100 power in horsepower or same model Subaru EA-82T capacity of 115 hp The maximum speed of flight of the UAV is 250 km \ h., While the maximum flight range is 750 kilometers.
Specifications Denel Dynamics Bateleur.
Length: 8 m .;
Wingspan: 15 m .;
Height: 1,7 m .;
Maximum takeoff weight: 1000 kg .;
Cruising flight speed: 220 km \ h .;
Maximum flight speed: 250 km \ h .;
Maximum flight distance: 750 km .;
Maximum flight height: 8000 m .;
aircraft engine type: a piston;
Powerplant: Rotax 914 (depending on configuration);