Aurora LightningStrike. Specifications. A photo.
Aurora LightningStrike. Specifications. A photo.

Aurora LightningStrike. Specifications. A photo.


Aurora LightningStrike - American drone dual-use, developed by «Aurora Flight Sciences».

The unmanned aerial vehicle of the Aurora LightningStrike model is currently undergoing technical tests, however, the device is supposed to be used both in the civilian and military spheres, since in essence, the drone is multipurpose and widely functional, in particular, the Aurora LightningStrike UAV can be used to perform tasks related to terrain reconnaissance, aerial photography and aerial photography, observation, patrol and monitoring missions, etc.

Its first flight tests of a prototype unmanned aerial Aurora LightningStrike machine model has undergone in March 2016 years and due to the fact that the tests were quite successful aircraft manufacturers of the company «Aurora Flight Sciences» stated that begin to phase the creation of a full-scale drones, which, It is expected to be presented in 2019 year.

American multi-UAV has a fairly unusual configuration of their performance, in particular, the drone is equipped with 24 rotary pulse motor, which provides air means the ability to perform vertical take-off and landing, which increases the operating efficiency of the aircraft, including this applies also to the use of drone on unprepared terrain.

Maximum estimated moving speed of the UAV Aurora LightningStrike space is 550 km \ h., While, the autonomy of the device is in the air should be about 4 hours.


Specifications Aurora LightningStrike.


  • Length: Unknown;
  • Wingspan: Unknown;
  • Height: Unknown;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 2500 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 300 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 550 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 750 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: unknown;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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