industrialreconnaissanceaerial photography

inspection UAS
inspection UAS
inspection UAS
inspection UAS
inspection UAS
inspection UAS
inspection UAS
inspection UAS
inspection UAS
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reconnaissance, aerial photography, inspection, measurement, mapping
Engine type
piston engine, jet
Maximum load

9.1 kg
(20.1 lb)


14 h


Designed for expeditionary land- and sea-based operations and equipped for simultaneous day/night full-motion video, communications relay, signals intelligence and a customer-selected payload in a single flight, Textron Systems' Aerosonde Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) delivers reliable, multi-mission performance in a class by itself. It is field-proven with more than 300,000 flight hours, including desert heat and Arctic cold. We also offer turnkey, fee-for-service operations with our systems, operators and trainers. Our hybrid approach provides hands-on training for customer staff while we launch operations. SYSTEM FEATURES: Expeditionary land- or sea- based operations Purpose-built Lycoming® EL-005 heavy-fuel engine for benchmark-setting reliability Covert operation, with negligible visual and auditory signature Multi-intelligence (multi-INT) payloads, i.e., electronic warfare (EW) and communications relay, in a single flight PAYLOAD CAPABILITIES AVAILABLE: Full-motion video (FMV) and day/night imaging Voice communications relay Ad-hoc networking (MANET) Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) EW Signals intelligence (SIGINT) Communications intelligence (COMINT) 3D mapping Automatic identification systems (AIS) CONFIGURATIONS AEROSONDE® FIXED WING Textron Systems' Aerosonde SUAS offers superior reliability and multi-mission performance in its class. With an easy-to-use launch and recovery trailer for constrained land and shipboard operations, our Aerosonde system is ready to go in any environment. LYCOMING EL-005 ENGINE Lycoming’s EL-005 is optimized for jet fuels and uses digital electronic controls to create a seamless flying experience.


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