Silvertone Flamingo. Specifications. A photo.
Silvertone Flamingo. Specifications. A photo.

Silvertone Flamingo. Specifications. A photo.


Silvertone Flamingo - Multi-Purpose unmanned aerial vehicle developed by the Australian company «Silvertone».


Silvertone Flamingo Photo


The unmanned aerial vehicle of the Silvertone Flamingo model was originally developed as a military device intended for operation for conducting reconnaissance and observation flights, however, a rather small interest in this UAV forced the manufacturer to optimize the design of the drone in order to popularize the drone for civilian purposes, where the model subsequently took its very a significant niche.

Australian UAV model Silvertone Flamingo has a fairly significant dimensions of its fuselage, in particular, the length of this drone is about 2,1 meters, while the wingspan is about 2,4 meters (indicators depend on the modifications and versions UAV). Net weight of UAV 25 kg, with, if necessary, on the drone may be installed accessories such as surveillance camera apparatus for recording the meteorological conditions and so forth.

Management drone aircraft carried out exclusively with a special remote control, which can be connected to a computer for recording video from the camera (availability depends on the possibility of drone version). This fact allows us to control the drone only in the presence of a direct statement that to some extent reduces the functionality of the drone.


Photo Silvertone Flamingo


Quite often, the UAV model Silvertone Flamingo used for operator training drones - its sturdy design minimizes the likelihood that the UAV will be critically damaged in the event of mistakes.

The drone is equipped with a low-powered piston engine, which allows the unmanned aircraft to reach speeds of up to 120 km \ h., While the maximum duration of the flight of the UAV limited 45 minutes.


UAV Silvertone Flamingo


According to 2015 year, there are three main versions of UAV model Silvertone Flamingo:

  • Silvertone Flamingo - Basic version of the UAV, designed for military purposes;
  • Silvertone Flamingo Mk.2 - An enhanced version designed for civilian use;
  • Silvertone Flamingo Mk.3 - A modernized version of the version Silvertone Flamingo Mk.2.


Specifications Silvertone Flamingo.


  • Length: 2,1 m .;
  • Wingspan: 2,5 m .;
  • Height: 0,47 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 25 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 80 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 120 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 75 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4500 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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