Pheasant. Specifications. A photo.
Pheasant. Specifications. A photo.

Pheasant. Specifications. A photo.


Pheasant - Russian perspective drone dual-use, developed by Russian scientists to 2016 years.

Design UAV phase began domestic experts in aviation and aerospace technology in December 2016 years. The new device is positioned as an unmanned aerial vehicle dual-use, and should have been applied as for military purposes and objectives, which should include the exploration area, the implementation of search and observation flights, the implementation of patrol missions and the transport of goods, and in the civil sphere.

Design UAV Pheasant has a special configuration that allows it to produce drone takeoff and landing vertically, which in turn greatly simplifies not only the operation of the device, but also makes it possible to implement it to run even unprepared sites.

As the Russian aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicle will be equipped with a special pheasant cargo compartment, which allows to transport small cargo volumes, regardless of whether we are talking about loads of a commercial nature, or of a military cargo (ammunition, provisions, etc.) .

From the official data indicate that drone Pheasant will be equipped with a piston engine the Rotax brand 912, which will ensure the system to reach a maximum speed of its movement to 350 km \ h., While the maximum flight duration is supposed to be not less than 6 hours.

The estimated serial production of the Pheasant drones is scheduled for 2020.


Specifications pheasant.


  • Length: unknown;
  • Wingspan: Unknown;
  • Height: Unknown;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 520 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 300 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 350 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 2000 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Rotax 912;
  • Power: unknown.



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