GAF Jindivik. Specifications. A photo.
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GAF Jindivik. Specifications. A photo.

GAF Jindivik. Specifications. A photo.

GAF Jindivik - military UAVs Australian production, developed in 1952, the company «Government Aircraft Factories».

GAF Jindivik photo

UAV Codarra Avatar model is a jet-driven target applied to test new kind of arms and artillery systems, including small arms used by engineering and rocket, wave and other kinds of weapons.

Due to a low enough cost, unmanned aerial vehicle model GAF Jindivik is widespread not only in Australia but also in other countries, including the UK, US and Sweden, however, if in Australia UAV GAF Jindivik used for testing different types of weapons, in other countries, the drone was used primarily for testing new missiles "ground-to-air" and "air-to-air."

Photo GAF Jindivik

Model UAV GAF Jindivik has sufficiently large dimensions, and, shape drone certainly coincides with the form of military aircraft, which allows the best way to evaluate the results of ongoing tests to ensure getting more correct results.

In addition to the use of drone GAF Jindivik for testing weapons, the model of an unmanned aircraft is also very widely used, and the test of modern missiles control systems, in particular, we are talking about the jet engine testing, the radio control system testing, etc.

GAF Jindivik UAV is equipped with a jet engine the brand Armstrong Siddeley Viper 8, able to develop traction in 2,37 kN., Which provides a very high speed to move the drone in space, in particular, the maximum rate can reach values ​​in 890 km \ h. (Depending on the variant of the drone).

UAV GAF Jindivik

Over the entire period of production drone model GAF Jindivik, Australian experts of the following variations and modifications of the unmanned aircraft were released:

  • GAF Jindivik 1 - The base version of the UAV, equipped with a jet engine Armstrong Siddeley Adder;
  • GAF Jindivik 2 - An improved version of the UAV, developed on the basis of option GAF Jindivik 1;
  • GAF Jindivik Mk. 102 - A modernized version developed by request of the United Kingdom;
  • GAF Jindivik 2A - A modernized version of the drone, equipped with a jet engine Armstrong Siddeley Viper 8;
  • GAF Jindivik 2B - An improved version of analogue GAF Jindivik 2A;
  • GAF Jindivik Mk.102B - An upgraded version of the unmanned aerial vehicle, designed on the basis of the version GAF Jindivik 2A;
  • GAF Jindivik 3A - Version of the drone with the increased height of its flight;
  • GAF Jindivik 3B - A modified version equipped with an Armstrong Siddeley Viper Mk 201 engine with a brace in 11,1 kN .;
  • GAF Jindivik Mk. 103B - A special version of the drone, developed by order of the RAF;
  • GAF Jindivik Mk.203B - Analogue version GAF Jindivik Mk.103B, designed taking into account the requirements of the Royal Australian Navy;
  • GAF Jindivik Mk.303B - Analogue version GAF Jindivik Mk.203B, developed for the US Navy.

Specifications GAF Jindivik.

  • Length: 8,15 m .;
  • Wingspan: 6,32 m .;
  • Height: 2,08 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1655 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 750 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 910 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1240 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 18000 m .;
  • aircraft engine Type: Jet;
  • Powerplant: Armstrong Siddeley Viper Mk 201;
  • Power: 11,1 kN.

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