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Atlas Dynamics unveils new fixed wing UAS
Atlas Dynamics has developed a new fixed wing UAS called the Atlas Blue-J, the company announced on 5 September.
With a wing span of 3.5m, the Atlas Blue-J can fly for four to six hours, and has an operational range of 150kms. It can be operated in autonomous and semi-autonomous modes, including take-off and landing.
The UAS is designed for large-scale security and inspection missions, and is suitable for high speed, high altitude missions, with long target duration capabilities.
Weighing 11kg, the Atlas Blue-J is made of carbon fibre and can carry up to a 9kg payload.
Ivan Tolchinsky, CEO of Atlas Dynamics, said: ‘The efficiency of our drones speaks directly to our company's DNA: technological excellence and a passion to simplify complex aerospace technologies for mass adoption.
‘While we specialise in UAVs, we are, at our core, an aerospace company. We plan to continue to develop and bring to market our cutting-edge products, such as the Atlas Blue-J, to develop these advanced technologies into accessible every day tools for professionals around the world.’
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