BlueBird ThunderB. Specifications. A photo.
BlueBird ThunderB. Specifications. A photo.

BlueBird ThunderB. Specifications. A photo.


BlueBird ThunderB - military unmanned aerial vehicle developed by «BlueBird Aero Systems» Israeli company.


BlueBird ThunderB photo


The design of the unmanned aerial vehicle of the BlueBird ThunderB model was carried out by the American experts in the field of aerospace technologies on the special order received from the representatives of the Ministry of Defense of Israel. The new air means had to be configured in such a way that the drone had high functionality, in particular, the main tasks realized with the help of the BlueBird ThunderB UAV should include reconnaissance of the terrain, aerial photography and mapping operations, patrol and observation flights, Operation in special military operations, etc. In fact, the drone could also be used in the civil sector, however, due to the fact that there was virtually no demand, the project was never optimized for peaceful purposes.

In its relatively short length, it is only 1 90 meter centimeters drone BlueBird ThunderB has a large wingspan, equal to 4 meters, which allows him to stay in the air up to 24 hours, ensuring the effective implementation of all planned tasks. The device has a relatively small mass, torn 28 kilos, which makes it highly mobile, although the start-up and carried out by a special catapult.

Powerplant UAV BlueBird ThunderB presented an electric motor, which allows the device to reach a maximum speed of movement to 120 km \ h., At the same time, through the use of a special technology, the battery lasts for a very long period of being in the air.


Specifications BlueBird ThunderB.


  • Length: 1,9 m .;
  • Wingspan: 4 m .;
  • Height: 0,34 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 28 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 90 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 120 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 100 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: Electric;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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