UAVOS completes Surveyor-HE flight tests
UAVOS has completed test flights of its Surveyor-HE UAS system, the company announced on 27 January.
The Surveyor-HE consists of the UVH-EL UAS and ground control system equipped with an electric engine unit.
UAVOS has increased the flight endurance of the UAS to 1.5 hours carrying a 5-6kg payload and powered by two high-capacity lithium-ion batteries. In its light configuration the UAS can carry the same payload for 45 minutes.
The 2.23m VTOL UAS has fully automatic take-off, flight and landing, and can fly at 3,500m at speeds of up to 75m/h.
The system has been designed for surveillance, monitoring, communications and anti-UAS protection operations.
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