Penguin B. Specifications. A photo.
Penguin B. Specifications. A photo.

Penguin B. Specifications. A photo.


Penguin B - Latvian multipurpose unmanned aircraft designed by the company «UAVFactory».


Photo Penguin B


The unmanned aerial vehicle of the Penguin B model is a dual-use device used for civilian and military purposes. The main purpose of the Penguin B drone is to reconnoiter the terrain in order to collect the necessary data, but, among other things, this UAV is actively used for other purposes, including patrolling and observation operations, search operations, geological exploration, control of automobile Trails and traffic flow, control over the fire-hazardous situation, etc. The greatest use this drone received in the civilian sphere, however, several instances of unmanned years The aircraft are also in service with the Latvian Air Force.


Penguin B photo


Model UAV Penguin B has a fairly compact dimensions, which ensures a good aerodynamics and device management, and allows you to accelerate to a sufficiently high flight speeds. By reducing fuel consumption, Penguin B UAV can be in the autonomous flight time of up to 22 hours, which is very effective, especially if you take into account the fact that the device is in the country's arsenal.


UAV Penguin B


Penguin B UAV is equipped with a piston engine with a thrust of 2,5 hp, which allows the construction drone weighing 21,5 kilogram (maximum permissible take-off weight), reach a maximum speed of its flight to 130 km \ h., However, the effective range of the unmanned aerial vehicle unit limited 50 kilometers.

For surveillance, unmanned aircraft model Penguin B two cameras mounted - high resolution electro-optical camera and an infrared camera which allows for shooting in low or unfavorable visibility.


Specifications Penguin B.


  • Length: 2,27 m .;
  • Wingspan: 3,3 m .;
  • Height: 0,42 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 21,5 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 100 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 130 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 50 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: 2,5 hp


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