A Robinson manned helicopter converted into an unmanned aircraft R-22 as a cargo and farthest range delivery drone by UAVOS has been unveiled. by the company.
It features a payload capacity of 180 kilograms or 400 pounds and a travel distance of up to 1020 km.
R-22 unmanned helicopter is designed for both cargo delivery and humanitarian/disaster relief applications.
UAVOS detailed how failure to deliver vital equipment under austere operating conditions and timelines can incur substantial fiscal costs, making Robinson’s all weather capabilities particularly valuable.
The company says it also opens up new possibilities for safely and efficiently transporting goods in a variety of industries.
The Israel-based firm said ther specific advantages that heavy-lift cargo R-22 unmanned helicopter represents include due to its long endurance capability (6 hours), and ability to operate in harsh weather conditions, in both land and maritime environments, the R-22 is a perfect solution for delivery missions.
UAVOS’s CEO, Aliaksei Stratsilatau, commented: “The cargo companies only make money when that cargo gets to its destination, and our R-22 is their ‘guarantee’ at any time, and any weather conditions, which makes it a very attractive prospect for any cargo company.”
Last year, the firm completed the first test flight after the conversion.
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