Kawasaki KAQ-1. Specifications. A photo.
Kawasaki KAQ-1. Specifications. A photo.

Kawasaki KAQ-1. Specifications. A photo.


Kawasaki KAQ-1 - Japanese military multipurpose unmanned aerial vehicle developed in 50-ies of the last century the company «Kawasaki Aerospace Company».


Kawasaki KAQ-1 photo


UAV model Kawasaki KAQ-1 was exclusively military purposes, but despite this fact, the scope of the drone was very limited, in particular, the UAV Kawasaki KAQ-1 was used to train pilots of military aircraft in mastering the complicated maneuvers used as a test tools to test new weapons systems, in particular, we are talking about the means of air and missile defense.

Japanese UAV Kawasaki KAQ-1 has relatively large dimensions, in particular, the device length is 3,66 meter while wingspan is 3,51 meters, however, such large dimensions are primarily associated with the need to visually detect drone i.e. in fact, UAVs Kawasaki KAQ-1 made in view of its applicability.


Photo Kawasaki KAQ-1


Launching UAV model Kawasaki KAQ-1 carried out with a special ramp, while the device landing occurs due to an automatic parachute system, which is triggered or in case of defeat drone (with new weapons systems trials), or else when the minimum allowable flight altitude .

Due to the fact that the UAV Kawasaki KAQ-1 50-developed in the last century, by any compact telemetry means of this drone is not equipped.

To date, the official operation of the device stopped.


Specifications Kawasaki KAQ-1.


  • Length: 3,66 m .;
  • Wingspan: 3,51 m .;
  • Height: 0,79 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 155 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 250 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 350 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 50 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: McCulloch 4318A;
  • Power: 75 hp



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