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DSA 2018: Chinese company adds sparkle to UAVs

20th April 2018 - 09:15 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Kuala Lumpur


Sparkle Tech exhibited its newest UAV, the Tiger Shark, at DSA 2018 in Kuala Lumpur. This Chinese company, headquartered in Hong Kong, has been manufacturing UAVs since 2015 and it has already sold several Tiger Sharks for purposes such as gas/oil line inspections.

The Tiger Shark, with no relation to an eponymous UAV developed for the Thai military, is a VTOL aircraft that offers an endurance of 4-5h. Its maximum take-off weight is 19kg and it can carry a 5.8kg payload.

The Tiger Shark has a twin tail boom, a 3m-long fixed wing and four rotors to give it a

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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