Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk. Specifications. A photo.
Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk - US military unmanned aerial vehicle developed in 2003, the company «Honeywell».
Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk photo
The development of unmanned Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk air tools started by American specialists in the field of aerodynamics at the end of 90-ies of the last century. The new device was of academic interest only, however, after several test series, an innovative drone interested military representatives. Because what was signed for the production of multiple copies of the drone to test in the US Armed Forces.
UAV Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk has a compact size and can easily be transported in an ordinary army backpack, and even though the scope of this device is very narrow, so far it has great prospect, publicized in the US armed forces and the armies of other states .
The first flight tests Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk unmanned aircraft have been carried out by US experts in 2003 year, and due to the fact that the device is fully justified their hopes, the drone had the opportunity to be mass-produced.
Despite its compact dimensions, the drone Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk can move at a sufficiently high speed, in particular, the maximum value it is about 130 km \ h., While the supply of fuel is enough for 40 minutes of autonomous flight. Power plant UAV Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk represented by a single piston engine brand Boxer Twin 3W-56, having power only in 4 hp
In some cases, an unmanned aerial vehicle Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk can also be used for civilian tasks, however, that the military authorities are its main operator.
Specifications Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk.
- Length: 0,35 m .;
- Wingspan: 0,35 m .;
- Height: 0,6 m .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 25 kg .;
- Cruising flight speed: 80 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 130 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 15 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 3200 m .;
- aircraft engine type: a piston;
- Powerplant: Boxer Twin 3W-56;
- Power: 4 hp
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