The VTOL version of the Penguin B is a perfect choice for those who desire to integrate their own choice of subsystems into a proven and dependable vertical take-off and landing platform. The airframe is easy to assemble and provides 8+ hours of flight operations.
Takeoff in any terrain
Capable of safe takeoff and landing in over 15 m/s (33.5 mph) wind
High-performance platform ready for payload and autopilot integration
4-day integrator training available
In-line propeller stopping design for reduced air drag during level flight
Safety plugs for VTOL motors to improve technician's safety
Floating connectors to reduce UAV assembly time
Quick-release joints for easy and fast wing assembly or disassembly
TOP OF THE LINE SURVEILLANCE
If equipped with advanced Epsilon EO/IR payloads produced by OCTOPUS ISR Systems, the Penguin B VTOL is one of the most capable surveillance and inspection unmanned aircraft systems available on the market.
The sleek and efficient design gives the best in class performance. Optimized for endurance, the Penguin B VTOL airframe has enough internal volume to lift 7.5 liters (2 gallons) of fuel providing more than 8 hours of endurance with the fuel-injected engine.
The Penguin B VTOL product originated from the Penguin B UAV family.
In 2012, the Penguin B successfully performed a nonstop flight lasting 54 hours and 27 minutes. It's still the longest recorded flight for a mini-class unmanned aircraft.
The Penguin B VTOL allows users to kick-start small fixed-wing UAV production with the use of an industry-proven airframe and compatible subsystems and components.