Gatewing UAV

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 10:27:14

Nice article on the Gatewing X100. In short:

Wing - fixed wing, 100cm
Weight - 2.0 kg (including payload)
Material - Carbon reinforced EPP structure
Propulsion - Electric, lipo battery
Altitude - 100 m to 750 m AGL
Launch - catpult
Cruise speed - 75 km/h average

Currently equipped with a 10MP camera and can stay aloft of 30 minutes to capture (alot of) stereo imagery. Subsequent processing allows production of orthophotos and DEMs.

Price: a paultry $70,000

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