Fixed-Wing Hybrid VTOL UAVs - Electric & Petrol - for Endurance Operations

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ElevonX is a leading provider of professional hybrid fixed-wing vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) and equipment. 

Fixed-wing VTOL drones

Our versatile fixed-wing drone platforms, constructed from high-end materials and with high-precision manufacturing, provide superior capabilities for a wide range of applications.

With extensive experience in UAV design and flight testing, we can also offer custom unmanned aircraft development and payload integration to suit your unique requirements.

Fixed Wing Hybrid VTOL UAVs

SkyEye Sierra VTOL

Fixed-wing electric VTOL UAV for long-endurance operations

The SkyEye Sierra VTOL is a multipurpose vertical take-off and landing fixed-wing UAV that can be operated from only a very small footprint. The versatile, quiet drone platform features fully electric power as standard, and can be optionally upgraded to a petrol engine.

SkyEye Sierra VTOL Fixed-Wing UAV
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VTOL UAV payloadsCapable of carrying up to 3kg of payload, the long-endurance VTOL UAV can stay in the air for up to 3 hours when electrically powered or up to 5 hours with a petrol engine, with an operational range of up to 320 km.

The system has been designed with motors that feature dust- and waterproofing for reliable operation in harsh environments, as well as a special pesticide-resistant covering for precision agriculture applications. It features a variety of safety systems and redundancies to provide the safest possible operation.

Electric UAV

Specifications:

3 hrs (electric)

5 hrs (petrol)

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Endurance

320 km

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Operational Range

3 kg

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Max Payload Weight
Dimensions 310 x 152 cm
Weight 12.5 kg
Cruising Airspeed 18 m/s (65 km/h)
Max Airspeed 30 m/s (110 km/h)
Communications Range 20+ km LOS
Operational Footprint 10 x 10 m

The SkyEye Sierra VTOL drone can be easily modified to provide custom solutions to your unique requirements – please get in touch to see how we can help.

Customizable fixed wing drone

Tango VTOL UAV

Hybrid gas-electric drone for tactical operations

Tango is a fixed-wing VTOL UAV that can be equipped with fully electric power or a hybrid gasoline-electric propulsion system. With a payload capacity of 5kg and a flight endurance of up to 6 hours, the versatile platform is ideal for long-range tactical, military and surveillance applications, as well as search and rescue and scientific research.

The platform can be adapted to land on water, giving operators greater flexibility when conducing maritime or water-based missions.

TANGO VTOL UAV
ElevonX Tango
ElevonX Tango
ElevonX Tango

Specifications:

2.5 hrs (electric)

6 hrs (petrol)

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Endurance

420 km

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Operational Range

5 kg

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Max Payload Weight
Dimensions 300 x 190 cm
Weight 20.5 kg
Cruising Airspeed 20 m/s (72 km/h)
Max Airspeed 35 m/s (125 km/h)
Communications Range 20+ km LOS
Operational Footprint 10 x 10 m

Watch the TANGO VTOL UAV in action:

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Please contact us to learn more about the TANGO VTOL UAV.

Custom VTOL UAV Solutions

Fixed wing VTOL UAVs

Our VTOL drones can be easily modified to provide custom solutions to your unique requirements – please get in touch to see how we can help.

UAV Catapult Launcher

Scorpion Launcher

Portable drone catapult launcher

ElevonX Scorpion drone launcher

The ElevonX Scorpion is an elastic-powered UAV launcher that can be transported and set up by a single operator. Designed from the ground up with safety, durability and ease of use in mind, the catapult provides redundant safety features and can undertake hundreds of launches with only minimal maintenance. All elastic is enclosed within the launcher tube to eliminate risk to operator or equipment in case of band failure.

ElevonX Scorpion uav launcher
ElevonX Scorpion drone catapult
ElevonX Scorpion uav catapult launcher

The system has been constructed from industrial-grade CNC-machined aluminium and stainless-steel components, with a marine-grade pulley system as well as powder coating for increased protection. The carriage and foldable arms have been designed as standard to support our SkyEye modular UAV system, but we can modify the system to support your unmanned aircraft, even providing a custom-machined adapter to connect the UAV to the carriage.

Scorpion drone launcherThe Scorpion launcher is provided with a checklist, “remove before launch” tags and a comprehensive user guide. We can also deliver operation and maintenance training to give users all the knowledge they need to confidently operate the system.

Specifications:

Track Length 2.4 m
Weight < 20 kg
Launch Energy Up to 2kJ
Take-off Velocity 20 m/s with 10 kg UAV

More information: Scorpion UAV Catapult Launcher

Drone Parachute Systems

Guardian Parachutes

High-grade drone parachute system for safety and recovery 

The Guardian family of parachute systems has been specially designed both for UAV recovery and as a safety system that can be deployed under extreme flight conditions such as stalling, diving and inverted flight.

Hand-sewn from high-grade parachute materials, the parachutes feature a toroidal design that offers the best compromise between packed volume and parachute drag coefficient, providing a safe and low-impact landing for your drones and onboard payloads. The system has been thoroughly tested on our SkyEye WE 5.0 UAV prototype.

UAV parachute
ElevonX Guardian Drone parachute
ElevonX Guardian Drone parachute system

Each complete package consists of the following components:

  • ElevonX Guardian parachute (size depends on UAV maximum take-off weight)
  • Parachute deployment bag (customizable to suit your UAV parachute bay)
  • Large pilot chute for reliable deployment
  • Two-stage soft parachute opening system that minimizes stress on the UAV airframe
  • Shock chord
  • 4-point harness for stable descent and distributed load during the parachute deployment phase
  • Quick links

More information: Guardian Drone Parachute System

Applications

vtol uav for aerial mappingAerial Mapping
Our long-endurance VTOL UAVs can cover vast areas in a single flight, making them ideal for efficient high-productivity mapping and surveying applications.

Surveillance
VTOL drone video surveillanceFeaturing extremely quiet operation and the ability to field a variety of payloads, our electric VTOL drones can be used to provide enhanced situational awareness and a persistent eye-in the-sky for law enforcement, search and rescue, and other first responders.

multispectral remote sensingMultispectral Remote Sensing
When equipped with multispectral payloads, our fixed-wing VTOL drones can provide crucial insights into the status of crops and vegetation for applications such as precision agriculture, forestry and environmental research.

Fixed-Wing Hybrid VTOL UAVs - Electric & Petrol - for Endurance Operations
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