Long-Endurance Portable UAV Introduced for Commercial Applications

By Mike Ball / 26 Sep 2017
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ACS series Fixed Wing UAS Commercial Drone

Skyeton has announced the introduction of its new ACS series of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The ACS is a modular fixed-wing aircraft with the ability to operate autonomously once in flight. Man-portable and packed into a single box, the ACS can be assembled and launched from a catapult in 15 minutes. The system can deploy either a parachute or airbag to aid recovery.

The ACS UAV can carry a payload of up to 7 kg, making it a versatile platform that can fly a wide variety of missions. It is capable of flight times exceeding 15 hours and has an operation ceiling of 3000m. The four-stroke gasoline engine provides 3.5 hp and a maximum speed of 160 km/h.

The ACS series UAS is suitable for a wide range of commercial applications, including precision agriculture, aerial photography, mapping and surveying, and search and rescue.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact