Orbiter Mini UAV

Published: 31st May 2006
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Aeronautics' Orbiter Mini UAV systems, has been successfully delivered to a European NATO customer.



The Customer's personnel had successfully accomplished a training series at Aeronautics' sites.



The 2.2m-wingspan Orbiter was operated by the Customers' trained personnel from the man-portable Ground Control Station featuring advanced waypoint navigation and camera-guided flight modes. The Orbiter and its Stabilized Miniature Payload performed very well in these flights, even during weather conditions of light rain and high wind.



The Orbiter Mini UAV System Is a compact and lightweight system designed for use in Military and Homeland Security missions. The system presents the ultimate solution for Over the Hill reconnaissance missions, Low Intensity Conflicts and Urban warfare operations as well as any close range ISR mission.



The Orbiter mini UAV is easily controlled in either waypoints Navigation or Camera Guidance modes. The Orbiter System can be transported, assembled, launched and operated by just one person after minimal training. The entire system fits into one backpack and no additional personnel need to be fielded.

Mini UAV - Orbiter System

Brushless electric engine

Single operator design

Payload - Line Of Sight and Targets Guided flight modes

Autonomous launch and recovery

Rapid assembly and disassembly

Minimal training required

Mini UAV (Orbiter) - Payloads and Capabilities

Advanced avionics package

State of the art payloads

Advanced datalink system

Accurate navigation capability (GPS + INS)

Low acoustic signature (Silent operation)

Technical Specifications

Operational ceiling (AGL) ..............................500-2000 ft

LOS Data Link Range .......................................... 15 km

Operational Speed ......................................... 45 - 65 kts

Max speed........................................................... 75 kts

Max operational Altitude (ASL) ........................ > 10,000 ft

Day payload weight .................................. 0.5 kg / 1.1 lb

Night payload weight................................ 1.5 kg / 3.3 lb


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