Kestrel. Specifications. A photo.
Kestrel. Specifications. A photo.

Kestrel. Specifications. A photo.


Kestrel - Multi-Purpose unmanned aerial vehicle designed in the "Institute of Applied Mechanics named after Academician VI Kuznetsov ".

UAV Kestrel is a miniature aircraft designed for use in civil and military fields to perform tasks related to the collection of intelligence, carrying out search operations, the implementation of patrol and surveillance operations. This high-tech device has been designed by Russian engineers to ensure that future operators functionality, which led to a very large promotion of the UAV.


UAV Kestrel photo


Unmanned aerial vehicle made in Kestrel quadrocopters configuration that lets the drone carried out the vertical takeoff and landing, which is very effective in limited areas or in the application of the drone in an urban environment, where the exploitation of other configurations of UAVs presents a number of difficulties and challenges.

Despite its fairly compact dimensions, drone Kestrel has high aircraft performance parameters, in particular, at a mass just 300 grams, this UAV can accelerate to a maximum speed of flight in 54 km \ h., While the effective radius drone action is 5 kilometers, and autonomous flight mode is limited to one hour.

As a means of surveillance, UAV Kestrel uses only one digital camera that having a high resolution can send ample amounts of information that the drone was effective in its operation.


Specifications Kestrel.


  • Length: 0,42 m .;
  • Width: 0,42 m .;
  • Height: 0,14 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 0,3 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 35 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 54 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 5 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 150 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: Electric;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.


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