Xian W-50
Xian W-50

Xian W-50

Reconnaissance UAV model W-50 was designed and manufactured by the Chinese aircraft manufacturer Xian. Participation in the development of this unmanned vessel also took a technical institute. The design and creation of a full-scale production machine was completed in 1994. After the tests, it became clear that the machine has excellent performance, after which in 1996, it was decided to launch the serial production of the W-50 machine.

The main tasks of the aircraft W-50

  • Carrying out reconnaissance missions, regardless of the time of day.

  • Monitoring and patrolling battlefields.

  • The machine can carry out the adjustment and Aiming for artillery fire.

  • May conduct border patrols or disputed territories.

  • Due to the installed photo and video equipment can be wide-area survey.

  • Aircraft W-50 can be used as a geological reconnaissance.

All data collected by the device is transmitted to the control point in real time, this allows you to make the appropriate actions and adjustments as soon as possible. The unmanned vehicle is launched from the launcher, which is based on the truck chassis. The combat reconnaissance complex W-50 consists of ten vehicles that are launched using powder accelerators.

Xian W-50. Characteristics:

Modification W-50
Wingspan, m 6.00
Length m 3.80
Height, m 1.40
Weight, kg
Payload 50
maximum take-off 222
engine's type 1 PD HS-700
Power, hp X 1 50
Maximum speed km / h 210
Range, km 150
Flight duration, h
normal 4
maximum 8
Practical ceiling, m 5000-6000

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