UK flight test sees largest unmanned aircraft take off from a Royal Navy aircraft carrier.
UAVOS introduces new cargo drone
UAVOS has developed a cargo delivery drone based on the Robinson R-22 helicopter, the company announced on 8 January.
The unmanned system has a payload capacity of 180kg (400lbs) and a range of up to 1020km.
The R-22 unmanned helicopter is designed for both cargo delivery and humanitarian/disaster relief applications, delivering food, fuel, water, supplies, medicine, communications and electrical power to areas that are hard-hit by natural or man-made disasters.
Aliaksei Stratsilatau, CEO, UAVOS, said: ‘The cargo companies only make money when that cargo gets to its destination, and our R-22 is their ‘guarantee’ at any time, and any weather conditions, which makes it a very attractive prospect for any cargo company.’
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