SKYBOX - Fixed Wing UAV

A fully-autonomous fixed wing UAV

SKYBOX is a fully-autonomous fixed wing UAV which is designed and developed to assemble, disassemble and operate under various field conditions with ease. It is fitted with retractable day and night payloads for real-time video footage, along with features like altitude sensors, inertial measurement unit, fail safe modes and self-checks before flights.

The fixed-wing UAV is designed while taking efficient aerodynamics principles into consideration, ensuring that it flies for longer periods at higher speeds, while remaining in constant motion.

Technical Specifications

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    Endurance (battery powered) > 60 min @ MSL

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    Range (Line of Sight) >5 km

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    Wind Resistance >16 knots

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    Vehicle Size less than 2m x 2m

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    Max. Launch Altitude 2000m AMSL

 
 

Payloads

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    (270deg pan & 90 deg tilt)

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    Daylight Camera – Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels, 10x optical Zoom

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    Night Imaging Payload – Resolution: Minimum 320×240 pixels, 4x Digital Zoom

Ground control station (GCS) Features

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    Ruggedized Laptop/Tablet with minimum IP53 or better

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    Touch Screen Control

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    Pre-flight self-checks

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    Joystick for full camera control including pan, tilt, zoom, black/white hot modes

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    Capability to work with Google Maps and/or other open-source maps

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    Geographic map on GUI display with parameters like UAV location, trajectory, flight plan, real-time video footage captured by the UAV

 
 

Fail-safe Operations

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    Return ‘Home’ on low battery

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    Return ‘Home’ on communication failure

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    Wind Fail-safe