Cargo drone

The AT200 UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) made its maiden flight on 26 October 2017 in Shaanxi Province, China,

 

 

Flying for 26 minutes. The AT200 cargo drone can transport 1.5 tonnes of cargo flying at 6000 meters with a cruising speed of 313 km/h and a 2000 km autonomy.

 

AT200 can take off and land on a 200 meters runway which could be useful in mountainous regions or on islands.

Credit: China Central Television

It can also use a dirt track or grass field for take off and landing at military facilities that do not have an airfield.

The drone – built from a modified low-cost fixed-wing plane can also use a dirt track or grass field for take off and landing at military facilities that do not have an airfield.With a PT6A turboprop engine made by Pratt & Whitney Canada producing 750 horsepower, the drone can cover a range of 2,000km.

 

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