NASA Hyper III. Specifications. A photo.
NASA Hyper III. Specifications. A photo.

NASA Hyper III. Specifications. A photo.


NASA Hyper III - US military unmanned aerial vehicle developed in 1969, the specialists of the National Aerospace Agency of the USA.

Design of UAV models NASA Hyper III was deployed from NASA experts in the mid-60-ies of the last century. New air means is sufficiently great interest for scientific research, although the actual purpose of the new device did not have, which was reflected primarily the absence of certain technologies, and low enough flight performance of the drones.

His first flight tests of an unmanned aerial vehicle NASA Hyper III model has undergone in December 1969 years and due to the fact that the project has successfully passed all the tests planned and fully justified the process of its creation, on the improvement of this drone work continued. It should be clarified that the primary test unmanned aerial vehicle was launched with the help of a helicopter (on the outer coupling), however, in the future, the launch of this drone was made using a special ramp.

Unmanned aerial vehicle NASA Hyper III has a fairly compact dimensions, in particular, for its entire length in 9 meters 75 cm, the device has a wingspan equal to 4 meters 57 centimeters, which in turn provides a device very high levels of aerodynamic properties, good maneuverability and easy operation .

Power plant NASA Hyper III unmanned represented by one engine, which allows the drone to reach a maximum speed of its movement in 277 km \ h. However, the relay's effective range is very limited, and is only about 18 km.


Specifications NASA Hyper III.


  • Length: 9,75 m .;
  • Wingspan: 4,57 m .;
  • Height: 2,29 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 431 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 220 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 277 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 18 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3700 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: unknown;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.


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