Skyraider. Specifications. A photo.
Skyraider. Specifications. A photo.

Skyraider. Specifications. A photo.


Skyraider - American multi-purpose unmanned military aircraft, developed by the corporation «Proxy Aviation Systems Inc.».

The American Skyraider unmanned aerial vehicle, in spite of the fact that it was developed for military use only, has quite a wide range of functionality, in particular, this unmanned vehicle can be used for reconnaissance, used as a vehicle, used as a vehicle Communication and retransmission, observation and patrol flights. By default, a Skyraider unmanned aerial vehicle can carry a two-man crew on its board, but in reality, the drone is currently used only as a UAV, which significantly reduces the cost of its operation, without affecting Flight safety.

Military drone Skyraider has dimensions comparable to a small manned aircraft, in particular, the length of the drone 6 10 centimeters meters, height - 2 40 meters and centimeters wingspan equal to 9 70 meters centimeters. This factor has a negative impact on the drone operation, in particular, the device requires a specially prepared runway.

The power of the US military unmanned air tool Skyraider model represented by a single piston engine brand Lycoming 10-540, which is having a capacity of 250 hp, can accelerate the aircraft to the maximum speed of its movement in 324 km \ h., At the same time, the UAV can stay in the air up to 30 hours.


Specifications Skyraider.


  • Length: 6,1 m .;
  • Wingspan: 9,7 m .;
  • Height: 2,4 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1815 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 250 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 324 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 185 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 7320 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming 10-540;
  • Power: 250 hp



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