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AUVSI 2017: Heavy-lift UAV weighs in

2nd May 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


Norwegian company Griff Aviation has produced a prototype of a UAV which it claims can lift hundreds of pounds, which is set to be showcased at the upcoming Xponential show in Dallas

A new assembly plant to produce the UAV will soon be operating at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport near Tampa, Florida. The plant will build around six UAVs a week for distribution throughout North America.

To accommodate the immediate demands of the US industrial, agricultural and military marketplace, the company will produce four basic airframes to which they can attach up to 20 different accessory packages in order to

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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