JAXA. Specifications. A photo.
JAXA. Specifications. A photo.

JAXA. Specifications. A photo.


JAXA - Japanese Multipurpose civil UAV, developed by «JAXA Aeronautical Technology Directorate».

JAXA unmanned aircraft models designed by Japanese engineers began to 2011 year. At its core, the device is for scientific purposes, however, the scope of this drone is very wide, in particular, the UAV JAXA suitable for work related to the aerial survey area, to carry out geological exploration, actively used to perform scientific nature of problems (environmental sphere, etc. .) and etc.

The design of an unmanned aerial vehicle features a unique, especially drone JAXA has a large wingspan, as a consequence, created a large lifting force, moreover, on the wings of the UAV mounted solar panels that convert the energy of sunlight into electricity, which is why, the UAV can be in the air very long time - representatives of the company «JAXA Aeronautical Technology Directorate» note that the nominal period of the autonomous flight of the drone JAXA 72 hours.

Through the use of enough productive power plant, JAXA unmanned aerial vehicle can reach a high speed of its movement, in particular, cruising rate is 280 km \ h., While the UAV is fully autonomous and can carry two longest flights.

To accomplish the above tasks, pilotless aircraft equipped with surveillance cameras in addition to the three (electro-optical, infrared and multi-spectral), and also other devices, allowing to carry out measurements of radiation levels, detect pollution in the air, and others.


Specifications JAXA.


  • Length: 18,2 m .;
  • Wingspan: 46 m .;
  • Height: 3,2 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 3700 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 280 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 350 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 10000 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 9100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: hybrid;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.


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