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Heron / Machatz 1 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

Manufacturer

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA)

Operators

Israel Air Force, Australian Air Force and Indian Army

Overall Length

8.50m

Wingspan

16.60m

Fuselage Length

4.80m

Maximum Take-Off Weight

1,150kg

Maximum Payload Weight

250kg

Empty Weight

280kg

Operating Weight

550kg

Endurance

45hr

Range

350km

Range with Satellite Coverage

Beyond line of sight

Altitude

30,000ft

Maximum Speed

207km/h (113kt / 130mph)

Service Ceiling

10,000m (32,800ft)

Rate of Climb

150m/min (492ft/min)

Wing Loading

200kg / m2 (40.9lb / ft2)

Engine Type

1 x Rotax 914

Power

115hp

Rotor Diameter

8.23m

Sensors

Northrop Grumman

Radars

Elta Systems
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