Silver Arrow HERMES 1500
Silver Arrow HERMES 1500

Silver Arrow HERMES 1500

Hermes 1500 is a multipurpose drone created by Silver Arrow. His main tasks are patrolling, observing, adjusting fire support, reconnaissance and communications support in combat operations.

Model Hermes 1500 - it increased modification Hermes 450. The device is made by the type of light commercial aircraft designed to mislead the enemy air defenses. The traditional set of equipment includes a set of almost the same as that of Hermes 450. In carrying out the task, it flies completely offline, using the data of GPS. He lands and takes off from poorly prepared strip (up to 350 m).

In June 1997, it was presented for the first time, what happened at the Paris Air Show. Its first flight lasting in 55 minutes took place only a year later, namely 2 in May 1998.

Silver arrow HERMES 1500.Characteristics:

Modification Hermes 1500
Wingspan, m 18.00
Length m 9.40
Height, m 2.40
Weight, kg
empty 1250
maximum take-off 1650
engine's type 2 PD Rotax 914
Power, hp X 2 100
Maximum speed km / h 305
Cruising speed, km / h 241
Minimum speed, km / h 148
Radius of action, km 200
Flight duration, h
normal 26
maximum 40
Rate of climb, m / min 457
Practical ceiling, m 9145

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