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Avalon 2019: New UAVs break cover Down Under

4th March 2019 - 05:53 GMT | by Damian Kemp in Melbourne

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Indra Australia displayed a new rotary-winged UAV at the Avalon Air Show, and outlined plans to use it for flight calibration and testing the signal quality of flight measuring equipment.

The Domani is a fixed-wing platform with horizontal motion provided by a pusher propeller; it is available as either an electric or hybrid system. The former has a 4h endurance and the latter 12h.

The Domani has a wingspan of 4.5m and length of 3.2m. It has a MTOW of 25kg, empty weight of 10kg and optimum speed of 60km/h.

As a flight calibration system, it emulates larger aircraft by

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