Arcturus T-20. Specifications. A photo.
Arcturus T-20. Specifications. A photo.

Arcturus T-20. Specifications. A photo.


Arcturus T-20 - US military multipurpose unmanned aerial vehicle reconnaissance complex, designed in 2009, the company «Arcturus-UAV».


Arcturus T-20 photo


The Arcturus T-20 unmanned aerial vehicle was designed in the middle of the 2000-ies, while the new unmanned device was intended for a whole range of various tasks, including reconnaissance of the terrain. Implementation of patrol and observation flights, adjustment of fire on enemy positions, aerial photography and aerial photography of the terrain, assessment of the situation at the points of contact with the enemy, etc. Thanks to the rather high potential of this drone, the device became actively used in the US Armed Forces - according to 2012 data, In the arsenal was 22 aircraft of this model, moreover, the release of the UAV Arcturus T-20 continues to this day.

In fact, the design of unmanned aircraft Arcturus T-20 is a motorized glider - with the length of the fuselage in 2,8 meters, the drone has a wingspan in 5.2 meter that allows it to perform extremely long flights, especially when it comes to patrol work on certain areas of land .


Photo Arcturus T-20


Starting unmanned Arcturus T-20 is made with a special catapult, while planting is carried out with the help of a parachute system, which is also used as an emergency means, in cases where the UAV was attacked by enemy forces.

The power plant of the unmanned air vehicle model Arcturus T-20 represented by one four-cylinder piston brand of Avgas, which, having a capacity of 10 hp able to disperse the drone to a maximum airspeed in 165 km \ h., While the duration of the device location in the air can reach 16 hours.


Specifications Arcturus T-20.


  • Length: 2,8 m .;
  • Wingspan: 5,2 m .;
  • Height: 1 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 79 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 140 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 165 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 90 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 7100 m.
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Avgas;
  • Power: 10 hp



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