Today, there remained no doubt that the unmanned equipment will eventually replace most “traditional” vehicles. Developing in this sphere and domestic specialists of the holding “Helicopters of Russia”, which has already conducted tests of unmanned helicopter of the new type.
This was stated by the representatives of the press service of the state Corporation “rostec”. They said that the car is able to levitate several hundred pounds of payload. Holding “Helicopters of Russia” participates in the development of the helicopter together with the specialists of the Design Bureau of industrial automatics. At the moment it has produced two of the aircraft. As the developers,
“At the moment the takeoff weight of the helicopter does not exceed five hundred pounds, and top speed of the aircraft is 150 miles per hour. Without refueling the unmanned helicopter can stay in the air for up to 4 hours”.
It should also be noted that as a stand-alone ground point will be used specially equipped trucks KAMAZ where you want to remotely control the aircraft. In addition, KAMAZ is also used for transportation and refueling of the helicopter.
“One of the samples of the helicopter is now undergoing ground testing in the Design office of industrial automatics in Saratov. They check how his navigation system, engine control system, and a radio. Flight tests scheduled to begin in the second half of 2018.”