YQM-94A CompassCope
YQM-94A CompassCope

YQM-94A CompassCope

UAV YQM-94A Compass Cope is an intelligence apparatus that was created by the American company Boeing. This high-altitude long-range and unmanned aerial vehicle that is meant for electronic and photo-reconnaissance in enemy territory and military conflicts.

The first prototype of the program was made back in the year 1972. The first machine YQM-94A had to compete with the machine Teledyne-Ryan YQM-96A in tests United States Air Force. For the first time in the air unit of this model rose summer 1973 years. It should be noted that the first flight lasted for 17 and a half hours, while the machine is at a height of 16,7 kilometers. Yet the program and further development have been closed since the Air Force refused to use the machine YQM-94A.

YQM-94A CompassCope. Characteristics:

Modification YQM-94A
Wingspan, m 27.43
Length m 12.19
Height, m 3.88
Weight, kg 6531
engine's type 1 turbojets General Electric J97-GE-100
Thrust, kgf X 1 2390
Maximum speed km / h 628
Cruising speed, km / h 531
Range, km 14500
Flight duration, h more 24
Practical ceiling, m 16764


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