VTOL and Fixed Wing UAVs, Autopilots, GCS, Components and Payloads for UAS

UAVOS Inc.
UAVOS

VTOL UAV Autopilot SystemSilicon Valley-based UAVOS is a leading developer of innovative unmanned solutions for air, ground and marine applications, specializing in UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) platforms, autopilots and other components.

Our robotic systems products, ranging from small quadcopters to large fixed-wing aircraft, are ideal for a wide range of industrial, commercial and defense applications.

In addition to off-the-shelf products, we can also supply complete turnkey UAS solutions, and convert existing manned aircraft into unmanned platforms.

Automatic Control Systems (Autopilot Kits)

Compact and lightweight modular autopilots for drones

Our automatic control systems (autopilots) for UAVs, USVs and UGVs provide the option of automatic take-off and landing, semi-automatic control with automatic stabilization, or full manual control via a ground control station. In addition, they also allow for broadcasting of telemetry data as well as monitoring and control of payloads, power supplies, propulsion systems and more.

Each kit contains modular components, such as IP67-sealed CPUs and onboard telemetry units in rugged aluminium housings, as well as GPS receivers, pitot tubes and antennas. A wide variety of payloads can be interfaced via 1-wire, RS-232, RS-485, TTL UART or CAN.

We offer three automatic control system kits:

AP10.1 Automatic Control System for fixed-wing and VTOL UAVs with 100-1500kg MTOW, as well as lighter-than air systems, UGVs and USVs.

AP101 Automatic Control System for UAVs

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AP10.2 Mini Automatic Control System for fixed-wing and VTOL UAVs with 15-100 kg MTOW, as well as lighter-than air systems, UGVs and USVs.

AP102 Mini Automatic Control System for UAV

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AP10.3 Micro Automatic Control System for sUAS with <15kg MTOW.

AP103 Micro Automatic Control System for HALE UAS

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VTOL Helicopter UAVs

All our Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) UAVs are available as a complete unmanned aerial system bundled with a Ground Control Station (GCS).

UVH-290E Unmanned Helicopter

Industrial grade VTOL UAV for surveillance and monitoring

UVH-290E Helicopter DroneThe UVH-290E is a rotary gasoline engine powered helicopter drone that features fully automatic operation, including take-off and landing, as well as a semi-automatic control mode. Diagnostics, flight planning and remote control can be performed via a wireless network connection.

The UVH-290E is ideal for industrial surveillance and monitoring applications, as well as environmental missions such as meteorology and hydrology.

Specifications:

Dimensions (LxH) 2430 mm x 860 mm
Max take-off weight 107 kg
Max speed 100 km/h (70 km/h cruising)
Operational range 300 km
Operational ceiling 2100 m
Approximate flight time 6.6 hours (3.3kg payload)
5 hours (5kg payload)
3 hours (16kg payload)

UVH-EL Unmanned Helicopter

Electric drone helicopter for surveillance and monitoring

UVH-EL Drone HelicopterThe UVH-EL is an electrically propelled unmanned helicopter with rechargeable Li-Ion batteries. It can be controlled semi-automatically or carry out missions with full autonomy. It is ideal for target designation, industrial monitoring, and environmental research applications.

Specifications:

Dimensions (LxH) 2230 mm x 660 mm
Max take-off weight 25kg (30kg option)
Max speed 120 km/h (60 km/h cruising)
Operational range 150 km
Operational ceiling 3500 m
Approximate flight time 1.5 hours

UVH-120E Unmanned Helicopter

Drone helicopter with 4-stroke gasoline engine

UVH-120E Drone HelicopterThe UVH-120E is a four-stroke gasoline engine-powered unmanned helicopter specially designed with improved engine cooling for reliable operation in hot and humid environments. It is ideal for payload delivery, surveillance and monitoring, and environmental research.

Specifications:

Dimensions (LxH) 2700 mm x 860 mm
Max take-off weight 34.5 kg
Max speed 100 km/h (60 km/h cruising)
Operational range 300 km
Operational ceiling 2500 m
Approximate flight time 5 hours

UVM-1E Quadcopter

Industrial grade VTOL drone with a rechargeable Li-Ion battery

UVM-1E Quadcopter DroneThe UVM-1E is an industrial-grade quadcopter with a rechargeable Li-Ion battery. Capable of fully autonomous operation including takeoff and landing, it can be equipped with an optional ballistic parachute rescue system.

The UVM-1E is capable of delivering small payloads of up to 1kg, and is also ideal for video surveillance and monitoring.

Specifications:

Dimensions (LxWxH) 1620 mm x 1620 mm x 510 mm
Max take-off weight 21 kg
Max speed 55 km/h
Operational range 10 km
Operational ceiling 1600 m
Approximate flight time 55 mins

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Fixed-Wing UAVs

All UAVOS fixed-wing UAVs are available as a complete unmanned aerial system bundled with a Ground Control Station.

BOREY Fixed-Wing UAV

Long-endurance fixed-wing drone

Borey-10 Automatic Fixed Wing DroneThe BOREY is a fixed-wing UAV capable of full mission autonomy that can be prepared and assembled in ten minutes. 64Ah of Li-Ion storage give the BOREY a four-hour endurance, and a low part count gives the aircraft increased reliability. It can be launched via elastic cord or catapult and is equipped with a parachute for emergency landing.

The BOREY is ideal for a wide range of long-endurance UAV missions, including mapping, search and rescue, and precision agriculture.

Specifications:

Dimensions (LxH) 760 mm x 259 mm
Max take-off weight 15 kg
Max speed 30 m/sec (16 m/sec cruising)
Operational range 250 km
Operational ceiling 3500 m
Approximate flight time 4 hours

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Albatross Fixed-Wing UAV

Long-endurance fixed-wing drone

Albatross Endurance Fixed Wing UAVThe Albatross is a long-endurance fixed-wing UAV based around a modified Pipistrel Sinus motorglider platform. Its reinforced fuselage and gear have been specially engineered to endure multiple daily missions and severe accelerations. Takeoff, landing and flight are fully automatic, initiated with the press of a button.

The Albatross is ideal for long-range surveillance and monitoring, as well as deployment of a smaller target drone of up to 280 kg (617lbs).

Specifications:

Dimensions (LxH) 6.6 m x 1.7 m
Max take-off weight 850 kg
Cruising speed (75% power) 200 km/h
Operational range 5400 km
Operational ceiling 8000 m
Approximate flight time 28 hours

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SITARIA Fixed-Wing UAV

Electric fixed-wing drone for mapping and PrecisionAg

SITARIA Electric Fixed-Wing UAV

The SITARIA is a fixed-wing electric unmanned aircraft with fully automatic takeoff, landing and mission modes, as well as assisted semi-automatic operation. Its unique aerodynamics allow the aircraft to quickly change the wing position relative to the fuselage when the weight of the payload changes, resulting in improved control.

The SITARIA features a command link with range up to 100km, an optional video transmission link with range up to 60km, and an Iridium backup command link with unlimited range. It is ideal for a wide range of applications including mapping, surveillance, precision agriculture and radio link relaying.

Specifications:

Length | Wingspan 2.8 m | 5.16 m
Max take-off weight 39 kg
Max speed 140 km/h  (80 km/h cruising)
Operational range 240 km
Operational ceiling 6000 m
Approximate flight time 3 hours (4 kg payload)
1.5 hours (10 kg payload)

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High-Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) UAS

SAT-i Solar HALE UAS

High-Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) solar-powered drone

SAT-i Solar Powered Fixed-Wing UAVThe SAT-i is a solar-powered fixed wing UAV capable of unlimited operation under solar radiation angles of at least 20 degrees. Launched by hand, the SAT-I features fully autonomous mission operation and landing, with a touchdown accuracy of approximately 100m on a 200m landing zone.

The SAT-i features a command link with range up to 100km, an optional video transmission link with range up to 60km, and an Iridium backup command link with unlimited range. It is ideal for a wide range of applications including mapping, surveillance, precision agriculture and radio link relaying.

Specifications:

Dimensions (LxH) 3200 mm x 530 mm
Max take-off weight 6.3 kg
Max speed 14 m/s  (8 m/s cruising)
Operational range 250 km
Operational ceiling 9000 m (using solar energy)
Approximate flight time Unlimited using solar energy
2 or 4 hour options without solar energy

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ApusDuo High-Altitude Pseudo-Satellite

Solar-powered HALE UAS for continuous monitoring

ApusDuo Solar-Powered UASThe ApusDuo HAPS is a solar-powered HALE UAS designed for continuous year-round monitoring operations, with unlimited endurance under solar radiation angles of at least 20 degrees. The innovative flexible wing system analyzes spanwise deformation and adjusts the lift force at required sections to compensate, evenly distributing load at all times and optimizing the aircraft’s efficiency.

The ApusDuo is designed for persistent monitoring of the earth’s surface for both commercial and defense/security applications, and can also be used to provide communications and broadband connectivity to otherwise denied regions.

Specifications:

Wingspan 15 m
Max take-off weight 23 kg
Airspeed 8 m/s at sea level
27 m/s at 15000m
Operational ceiling Between 12000 m and 20000 m
Approximate flight time 365 days at 20 degree latitude

Ground Control Stations (GCS)

Portable Ground Control Station for UAVs

PGCS Portable Ground Control Station for Drones

Real-time control and monitoring of UAS

The Portable Ground Control Station (PGCS) is a secure dual-screen computer system for real-time control and monitoring of unmanned vehicles. It is equipped with multiple joysticks to facilitate simultaneous operation by the aircraft and payload operators.

The PGCS provides aircraft and payload control, real time telemetry, data recording and playback, pre-flight mission preparation and upload, and a variety of other functions.

Specifications:

Dimensions (LxWxH) 752 mm x 344 mm x 128 mm
Weight 19.5 kg
Processor Intel i7-4600U 64-bit dual core 2.1GHz (turbo boost up to 3.3GHz)
RAM 8 Gb
Storage 120 GB SSD
Display 2x 15″ 1024 x 768
Battery life 3.5 hrs
Interfaces 2x RS232, 1x USB 3.0, 1x GbE LAN

Portable Ground Control Station 2 (PGCS 2)

PGCS 2 Portable UAV Ground Control StationSingle-screen Portable GCS for drones

The Portable Ground Control Station 2 (PGCS 2) is a single-screen version of the PGCS, offering the same functionality and simultaneous operation of aircraft and payload. It can also be outfitted with an optional Iridium satellite modem.

Specifications:

Dimensions (LxWxH) 445 mm x 344 mm x 128 mm
Weight 12 kg
Processor Intel i7-4600U 64-bit dual core 2.1GHz (turbo boost up to 3.3GHz)
RAM 8 Gb
Storage 120 GB SSD
Display 15″ 1024 x 768
Battery life 2.5 hrs
Interfaces 2x RS232, 1x USB 3.0, 1x GbE LAN

Ground Control Unit (GCU)

Mobile command module for UAS

Ground Control Unit - Mobile UAV Command ModuleThe Ground Control Unit (GCU) is a complete mobile command module for unmanned systems, housed in a modified 20-foot container. It is equipped with two separate PC-based workstations, each with three monitors and a customizable control panel, and features omnidirectional antennas for telemetry and communications, and video and data links.

The GCU is designed for long-term operation of unmanned systems, and is equipped with a 15 kW generator, air conditioning, and kitchen and toilet facilities.

Specifications:

Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.5 m x 2.5 m x 2.6 m
Generator 15 kW
Power Supply 27V
Autonomous operating time 48 hours

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UAV Components

UAV Servo Drives

Servo drives for drones and UAS

Our UAV servo drives are designed for precise, controlled movement of unmanned aircraft components and wing surfaces, as well as converting manned aircraft into UAVs and equipping them with automatic piloting systems (APS). Current, voltage, board temperature and absolute encoder position can all be continuously monitored.

We offer servo drives for three different UAV weight classes, each with different shaft speed, torque and gear ratio options.

 SD1 UAV Servo Drive  SD2 Drone Servo Drive  SD3 UAV Servo Drive
SD1 SD2 SD3
UAV take-off weight >400 kg 60 – 400 kg <60 kg
Dimensions 50 x 104 x 228 mm 36 x 88 x 156 mm 23 x 62 x 124 mm
Servo weight 1.2 kg 0.51 kg 0.202 kg
Motor speed
(continuous operation)
4500 rpm 4390 rpm
6090 rpm
4510 rpm
Reduction ratios 20:1
80:1
160:1
43:1
86:1
159:1
262:1
Shaft speeds 262 rpm
65.5 rpm
32.75 rpm
28.1 rpm
102 rpm
51 rpm
38.4 rpm
17.2 rpm
Shaft torques 3.4 Nm
13.1 Nm
20 Nm
7.96 Nm
1.29 Nm
2.58 Nm
2.70 Nm
0.3 Nm

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UAV Propeller Blades

Two-bladed main rotor drone propeller blades

Our two-bladed main rotor propeller blades for drone helicopters are constructed from polymer composite materials using a one-step molding process, and offer improved aerodynamics, high strength and rigidity, and superior reliability.

We offer rotor blades for helicopters with up to 60kg and up to 140kg take-off masses.

 Drone Helicopter Propellers up to 60kg  Drone Propellers up to 140kg
Up to 60kg Up to 140kg
Length: 1230mm 1453mm
Width: 38 to 76mm 50 to 100mm
Thickness: 4.5 to 12.5mm 6 to 16mm
Twist: 10 degrees 9.5 degrees
Max RPM: 1300 1300
Weight: 0.42kg 0.8kg

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UAV Payloads

Gyro-stabilized UAV Gimbals

GSG-185-FHD-XGA (R) two-axis drone gimbal for day and night surveillance

GSG-185 Gyro-Stabilized Two-Axis UAV GimbalThe GSG-185-FHD-XGA (R) is a gyro-stabilized two-axis visual and thermal camera gimbal for operations both during the day and at night. It features an integrated 30x optical zoom Full HD block camera, a thermal LWIR 1024×768 camera, a 2500m laser rangefinder (optional) and GPU (Graphics Processing Unit).

The GSG-185-FHD-XGA (R) is an ideal UAS payload for a wide range of applications, including prospecting, surveillance, and mapping.

Specifications:

Weight 3.5 kg
Dimensions (LxD) 323mm x 200 mm
Visual camera resolution 1920 x 1080
Visual camera lens 4.3 mm to 129 mm
IR camera resolution 1024 x 768
IR camera wavelength band 8-14 µm
Laser rangefinder resolution 0.1 m

GSG-101D Two-Axis Drone Gimbal for Daytime Surveillance

GSG-101D Gyro-Stabilized Two-Axis Drone Gimbal

The GSG-101D is a gyro-stabilized two-axis visual camera gimbal for daytime surveillance operations.

It features a SONY FCB-EV7500 camera and can transmit a compressed H.265 secondary video stream via Ethernet to a UAV’s on-board video modem.

Specifications:

Weight 1.2 kg
Resolution 1920 x 1080 / 60p
Lens 4.3 mm to 129 mm
Max view angle 50o
Coordinate accuracy 20 – 30 m

GSG-101.2T Two-Axis Thermal Imaging UAV Gimbal
GSG-101.2T Thermal Imaging UAV Gimbal

The GSG-101.2T is a gyro-stabilized two-axis thermal camera gimbal featuring an LWIR 640×480 camera.

It is ideal for complex UAV thermal imaging missions such as mapping, inspection and surveillance.

Specifications:

Weight 0.75 kg
Dimensions (LxD) 157 x 102 mm
Resolution 640 x 480
Visual camera lens 4.3 mm to 129 mm
Thermal sensitivity 0.05o
IR wavelength band 8-14 µm
Rotation speed 120o/sec

Pan-Tilt Platform for UASPan-Tilt Platforms

PTP-03 Pan-Tilt Platform (Turret)

The PTP-03 Turret is designed for precision manipulation of payloads such as cameras, thermal imagers, laser rangefinders and directional antennas. It can be fitted with a GNSS module and is ideal for mobile surveillance and tracking platforms such as UGVs.

Counter-Drone Payload

Counter-Drone Interception System

Counter-Drone Interceptor PayloadThe UAV Interception System is a UAV-mounted counter-drone device designed to disable high-speed unmanned aircraft moving at up to 75 mph (120 km/h). Installed on a UAV facing rearwards, it utilises a small explosive cartridge to launch a net at potential drone threats.

Specifications:

Weight 1.3 kg
Dimensions (diameter x length) 123 x 171 mm
Net size 13.1 ft (4 x 4 m)
Mesh size 0.98 ft (0.3 x 0.3 m)
Projectile range Up to 49.2 ft (15 m)

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