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Flyability showcases its Elios drone

4th December 2017 - 15:00 GMT | by Erwan de Cherisey in Paris


Swiss company Flyability presented its Elios collision-tolerant inspection and exploration mini UAV at the Milipol internal security fair near Paris at the end of November.

The main purpose of Elios is to operate inside potentially hazardous confined areas instead of having to send a person into these.

Elios is an electric quadcopter UAV mounted on a decoupled gimbal mechanism enclosed inside a spherical patented carbon fiber protective frame with a diameter of slightly less than 400 mm which is designed to resist to collision at up to 4 meters per second. The gimbal ensures that the drone remains stable when

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Erwan de Cherisey


Erwan de Cherisey

Erwan de Cherisey is a writer on international affairs and defence.

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