Zala Aero ZALA 421-06
Zala Aero ZALA 421-06

Zala Aero ZALA 421-06 

ZALA 421-06 is a complex with UAV, the purpose of which is to observe the underlying surface (including the water surface and the complex terrain), search and identify objects in motion or hang mode. The complex provides reception and transmission of information in the form of thermal imaging and television images of the terrain in real time via a digital channel, identification of observation objects and their coordinates, spores, storage and processing of additional data. In automatic mode, the complex manages take-off, flight with the possibility of hovering and landing of a helicopter-type UAV.

Features of the complex:

  • Correction (delete, move, and add waypoints), reading assignments with other ground control stations and a complete change of the flight task in flight.

  • Transfer video from on board the UAV to the control station in real time. Record and view videos with further processing and post-flight analysis.

  • During the flight on board the UAV video channel switching can be carried out by teams from the NSO.

  • Output speed data, high, rectangular and geodetic coordinates, flight duration, Greenwich Mean Time, the battery voltage supply to the resulting video.

  • The use of automatic control system allows you to keep the drone at a certain height, and perform predetermined maneuvers in the vertical and horizontal planes to achieve this goal.

  • UAV flight exercises in automatic mode with the ability to hover over the object. The operator can move the detour point adjusted for malfunctioning electronic card and the wind in real time.

  • Using the multifunctional joystick provides a semi-automatic control of the UAV.

  • When the radio is broken UAV returns to the take-off point where the land produces.

  • UAV useful load can be controlled directly with the joystick.

  • Simultaneous use of 4 bespilotnkov with reference to one of the NSO.

  • The ability to control one device from two NSOs.

  • Voice Module (voice confirmation of all the teams in the performance of assigned tasks).

  • Automatic UAV take-off and landing mode.

  • Return UAV automatically at a given point.

  • NSO is able to operate on the move.

  • NSOs can connect to the Internet to provide full remote access to the video data received.

The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs often conducts operations using drones. Some of them require the landing and take-off of vehicles from unprepared sites. For example, this is necessary for monitoring and patrolling facilities over residential areas. Also, many special operations require the UAV to have a hang-up mode on the object, so that it is constantly within the limits of the camera's visibility. All these and other tasks can be performed qualitatively with the use of a complex with an unmanned helicopter ZALA 421-06. It became the first drones-helicopter, which was adopted by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. Its useful load is represented by a high-quality gyrostabilized video camera or night vision device. Video is transmitted over secure digital communication channels in real time for distances up to 15 km.

Unmanned helicopter ZALA 421-06 has a maximum flight duration 1,5 hours.

The UAV is equipped with an infrared and electro-optical camera. Additional load may be represented by chemical gas and radiation detectors. Optionally, you can install a loudspeaker on it. The transfer of information from the drone to the ground control station is carried out online via an encrypted digital connection. This device showed interest not only from the Ministry of Internal Affairs, but also from other departments and ministries, as well as from Gazprom. 

Zala Aero ZALA 421-06. Characteristics:

Modification   Zala 421-06
The diameter of the rotor, m   1.77
Length m   1.57
Height, m   0.67
Width, m   0.40
Weight, kg  
  maximum take-off   12.50
engine's type   1 engine
power, kWt   X 1 1.70
Maximum speed km / h   50
Cruising speed, km / h   45
Radius of action, km   15
Flight duration, h   1.50
Practical ceiling, m   2500
Working height, m   50-700


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