JSC Russian Helicopters presents the BAS-200, at MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Salon
JSC Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, has presented its new project, the BAS-200, at MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Salon. BAS-200 became the first UAV to take part in the MAKS 2021 flight program.
The maximum take-off weight for the BAS-200 is 200 kgs. Capable of speeds up to 160 km per hour, it can carry commercial loads of up to 50 kgs. The BAS-200 can fly for up to four hours at altitudes of up to 3,900 metres. Visitors to MAKS-2021 can also see the ground control station, which will allow operators to control the drone at a distance of up to 100 km. With a length of 3.9 metres, the UAV is 1.2 metres high.
The BAS-200 may be used to carry out a wide range of tasks: monitoring, cargo delivery, search and rescue operations, agricultural work etc.
Flight tests are being conducted, and the BAS-200 project is being taken forward by the Mil and Kamov National Helicopter Centre, part of JSC Russian Helicopters.