Textron Systems Aerosonde™

Designed for expeditionary land- and sea-based operations and equipped for simultaneous day/night full-motion video, communications relay, signals intelligence and a customer-selected payload in a single flight, Textron Systems' Aerosonde™ Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) delivers reliable, multi-mission performance in a class by itself. It is field-proven with more than 500,000 flight hours, including desert heat and Arctic cold.
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HIGHLIGHTS

PAYLOAD

Up to 20 lb (9.1 kg) or 200 W

 

WEIGHT

80 lb (36.4 kg)

LONG ENDURANCE

14+ hours endurance

TEXTRON SYSTEMS AEROSONDE EXPLAINED

Ready to go

Textron Systems' Aerosonde SUAS offers superior reliability and multi-mission performance in its class.  With an easy-to-use launch and recovery trailer for constrained land and shipboard operations, the Aerosonde system is ready to go in any environment.

Hands-on training

Textron Systems offers turnkey, fee-for-service operations with their systems, operators and trainers. Their hybrid approach provides hands-on training for customer staff while launching operations

 

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FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

Aerosonde Fixed Wing
Payload capacityUp to 20 lbs (9.1 kg) up to 200 W
Max Wingspan12.0 ft (3.7 m)
Ceiling15,000 ft (4,572 m)
Range140 km (75 nm)
Max Takeoff Elevation8,000 ft (2,438 m)
UHF-, L-, S- and C-Band CapabilityYes
Weight80 lbs (36.4 kg)
Endurance14+ hr
Automated Launch and RecoverySingle system with hydraulic pneumatic launcher and net recovery
Airspeed45-65 kt
Transition AltitudeN/A

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