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Helicopter converted to unmanned drone by UAVOS

By [email protected] - 1st July 2019 - 09:35

A Robinson-A22 helicopter converted by UAVOS to unmanned drone, successfully completed air programmed missions. During Its first flight all scheduled tests were performed including fully automatic take-off, en-route flight and landing. The components manufactured by UAVOS such as autopilot, servo drives, sensor system and additional backup power supply were installed into R22-UV helicopter. During the conversion the aircraft electrical system was upgraded, manual control was removed, the fuselage was altered for servo drives and components of the automatic control system installation. In addition, the pilot seats were removed and replaced by additional fuel tanks. Aliaksei Stratsilatau, UAVOS Chairman of the board and Lead developer, states: “Enhancing an UAV with our autopilot system gives additional features and advantages to the existing options: automatic take-off and landing, remote Ground Controls network capability, dead-reckoning and operations with jammed GPS, auto-rotation landing capability and high efficiency flight control, based on TECS (Total Energy Control System).”

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