Kiwit. Specifications. A photo.
Kiwit. Specifications. A photo.

Kiwit. Specifications. A photo.


Kiwit - South African military unmanned aerial vehicle developed by «Advanced Technologies and Engineering».


Kiwit a photo


UAV model Kiwit although it has greater functionality, today is positioned solely as military air vehicle designed for reconnaissance, patrol and observation of the flight, perform missions related to aerial photography and aerial photography and terrain etc. In some situations, the drone used by military from South Africa to track natural disasters and fire control of the situation, however, for any other purpose, the device is not in use.

South African drone military Kiwit model has a very compact and small design, which at its mass in 4 kilos, has a fuselage length in meter 1 20 centimeters UAV sweep wings is 2,5 meters. The compact design of this UAV launch drone allows using only muscle power only, which in turn greatly simplifies the operation process of the drone.

Due to the fact that as a means of surveillance in the unmanned aerial vehicle Kiwit model only applies only to electro-optical camera, ekspluantom air tools can be carried out only during the day, which is one of the drawbacks of this UAV.

Powerplant Kiwit drone represented by one electric motor, which allows the device to accelerate to a maximum speed of flight in 65 km \ h. However, the effective range of the UAV is only 5 kilometers.


Specifications Kiwit.


  • Length: 1,2 m .;
  • Wingspan: 2,5 m .;
  • Height: 0,35 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 4 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 50 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 65 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 5 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 1200 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: Electric;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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