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Dubai Airshow 2017: UMS Skeldar soaring into Middle East

16th November 2017 - 10:00 GMT | by Helen Haxell in Dubai


UMS Skeldar will be conducting flight campaigns with its R-350 VTOL platform in the Middle Eastern region next year.

A new enhanced version of the R-350 is being positioned by the company. The ITAR-free light tactical high-performance UAV has the capacity to carry payloads of up to 30kg for over two hours. It has a jet-turbine engine propulsion system.

David Willems, head of business development at UMS Skeldar, said that the new iteration of the R-350 has increased stability further to development and additions to the avionics suite are making it more modular through software improvements.

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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