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APID-55 VTOL Minature UAV

Type

Vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned helicopter

Missions

Training, intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance operations

Maiden Flight

January 2008

Length

4m

Width

0.95m

Height

1.2m

Rotor Diameter

3.3m

Empty Weight

105kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

160kg

Payload Weight

55kg

Type

Hirith E18H 2-cylinder, 2-stroke water-cooled, fuel injection, electric starter

Number of Engines

One

Power Capacity

41kW

Fuel Type

Gasoline

Fuel Capacity

60 litres

Fuel Consumption

10 l/h (at cruise conditions) 20 l/h (hovering or max speed with MTOW)

Maximum Speed

90km/h

Cruise Speed

60km/h

Range

50km

Service Ceiling

3,000m

Endurance

Three to six hours

Manufacturer

CybAero

Operators

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Defence Agency

Engine Supplier

Hirith Engines
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