Quimar MQ-1 Chimango. Specifications. A photo.
Quimar MQ-1 Chimango. Specifications. A photo.

Quimar MQ-1 Chimango. Specifications. A photo.


Quimar MQ-1 Chimango - Argentine military unmanned aerial vehicle developed in 1982, the company «Quimar».


Quimar MQ-1 Chimango a photo


Design and development of unmanned aircraft model Quimar MQ-1 Chimango started by Argentine aircraft manufacturers and experts in the field of aerospace technology at the end of 70-ies of the last century. This device is intended for use in the military field, but despite this fact, the drone possessed a quite popular, although in fact only used as unmanned aerial target.

The first flight of an unmanned aircraft model Quimar MQ-1 Chimango held in 1982 year, and due to the fact that the device has successfully coped with all the tasks, the project was further developed, and in the same year became a mass-produced.

UAV Quimar MQ-1 Chimango has a fairly large size - with its length in meters 2,8, the scope of the drone wings 3,3 meters, which gives it quite good aerodynamic proportions and gives the opportunity to be very fast and maneuverable.

According to some reports, the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles Quimar MQ-1 Chimango model was completed in the year 2005, and only a few instances of this UAV preserved today.

Powerplant drone of the model represented a jet engine. That allows the device to reach a maximum flight speed of up to 700 km \ h. However, the duration of the flight of this device is limited 40 minutes, while the maximum range is about repetition 120 kilometers.


Specifications Quimar MQ-1 Chimango.


  • Length: 2,8 m .;
  • Wingspan: 3,3 m .;
  • Height: 0,62 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 120 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 600 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 700 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 120 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 9000 m .;
  • aircraft engine Type: Jet;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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