Attis Aviation develops unique vertical take-off drone

Published date06 June 2024
AuthorDean Shmuel Elmas
Publication titleGlobes (Rishon LeZion, Israel)
The ROC drones have vertical landing and take-off capabilities (VTOL) and can carry payloads of up to 40 kilograms (sensors or logistical loads) and remain airborne for more than 20 hours. The drone has a point in the nose on which imaging equipment can be fixed and a large trunk in the body (1.2 meters long). The drone has a hybrid drive system, which includes electric motors and an engine that runs on jet fuel

The system is designed to civil aviation standards and therefore can be flown in the same airspace with manned aircraft. This is intended for the benefit of government sectors, such as the fire department, where the field of drones has been gaining momentum in recent years, both for detecting and extinguishing fires.

The drone is designed to allow work in an environment without GPS, as experienced by many regions of the country during the war, as well as in a marine or urban environment. The operation of the ROC is designed for one pilot and a full deployment of a system will be carried out with a minimum team of two people and in a minimum time of 30 minutes from...

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