Aerosonde™

  • AEROSONDE™ SMALL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM (SUAS)

    Multi-mission in a single flight from land or sea

Aerosonde™

Purpose-built Lycoming EL-005 engine for benchmark-setting reliability
Expeditionary land- or sea-based operations
Day/night full-motion video, communications relay and special intelligence payloads in a single flight
Mobile hub or spoke configuration for flexible operations
Undetectable auditory signature above 2,500 feet/762 meters
Endurance
14+ hours
Max Wingspan
11.9 feet (3.6 meters)
Payload
20 pounds/ 9.1 kilograms
Range
140 kilometers (75 nautical miles)
Multi-mission in a single flight from land or sea

Designed for expeditionary land- and sea-based operations and equipped for simultaneous day-and-night full-motion video, communications relay and intelligence in a single flight, the Aerosonde SUAS delivers reliable, multi-mission performance that can be acquired as a system or a service. Textron Systems supports system sales with established training curricula, devices and instruction. We also offer turnkey, fee-for-service operations with our own systems, operators and trainers. Our hybrid approach provides hands-on training for customer staff while we launch operations.

Specifications

Weight
80 pounds/ 36.4 kilograms
Payload Capacity Payload Power
Up to 200 watts
Ceiling
15,000 feet/ 4,572 meters
Max Takeoff Elevation
7,000 feet/ 2,134 meters
Launch
Single system with hydraulic pneumatic launcher and net recovery

Aerosonde Pty Ltd Delivers System to Taiwan for Meteorological Research

Aerosonde Pty Ltd announces the delivery of a commercial variant of its Aerosonde™ Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) to the Taiwanese government as part of its typhoon research program (National Applied Research Laboratories/Taiwan Typhoon and Flood Research Institute).