Altair. Specifications. A photo.
Altair. Specifications. A photo.

Altair. Specifications. A photo.


Altair - the Russian multi-purpose unmanned aerial vehicle designed NPO "OKB. Simon. "

Unmanned aerial vehicles Altair model was designed as a military aircraft, but, despite this fact, in the long term, the drone can also be used for a number of civilian targets and objectives. The first works related to the development of this drone was deployed in 2012 year, the specialists have provided a very qualitative approach to the project, in connection with which he has turned out quite effective in terms of its use, and as a result - quite promising.

Russian military multipurpose unmanned aerial vehicle model Altair has made its first flight in August 2016 years and due to the fact that the prototype demonstrator tests crowned with quite successfully, the device has been prepared and for mass production, which could begin as early as the end of the year 2017.

Unmanned Altair means may be used for reconnaissance flights, patrolling and observing the terrain, environmental monitoring and so on.

At the moment, it is known that the Russian multipurpose unmanned aerial vehicle has a structure large enough, in particular. This device has a length equal to the fuselage and 11,6 meter wingspan constituting 28,5 meter. The maximum take-off weight of the device is 5 tons.

The power of the Russian drone Altair represented by two turboprop engines. Which are able to disperse the device to a maximum speed of its movement about 550 km \ h.


Technical characteristics of Altair.


  • Length: 11,6 m .;
  • Wingspan: 28,5 m .;
  • Height: 2,6 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 5000 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 480 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 550 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 8000 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 7100 m .;
  • aircraft engine Type: Turboprop;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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