NAL Slybird. Specifications. A photo.
NAL Slybird. Specifications. A photo.

NAL Slybird. Specifications. A photo.


NAL Slybird - Multi-Purpose unmanned aerial vehicle designed in 2012, the Indian company «National Aerospace Laboratories».


NAL Slybird photo


UAV NAL Slybird is a compact drone, used in military and civilian fields to perform a number of tasks, which mainly includes exploration area, the implementation of patrol and surveillance flights, and others. Initially, the unmanned aerial vehicle project was exclusively military in nature, however, the course of development, a similar order for the production of such a device and also entered from the main police department of India, as a consequence of the work have also be conducted in this direction.

Starting UAV NAL Slybird performed using manual muscle strength, while the planting device in relatively "soft" mode, in view of which the possibility of injury is extremely small device.

Depending on the intended use of the unmanned aerial vehicle and its modification, the device has a fairly compact dimensions of the fuselage, in particular, the length of each of the versions is 1,2 meter while wingspan varies from 1,6 meter to 1,9 meter for military and police versions respectively.

Drone NAL Slybird equipped with a high resolution camera and an infrared camera that transmits high-quality images, thus, the weight of the device is very small, and maximum takeoff weight of the UAV is only 3,5 kilos (police version of UAV).

UAV model NAL Slybird is equipped with a low-power electric motor, as a consequence, the maximum flight speed of the device is about 60 km \ h., While the maximum duration of the flight is limited to just one hour.


Specifications NAL Slybird.


  • Length: 1,2 m .;
  • Wingspan: 1,6 m (depending on version).
  • Height: 0,38 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 3 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising flight speed: 50 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 60 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 10 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5000 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: Electric;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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