Kazan aircraft upgraded heavy UAV "Altair"

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The Specialists of the Kazan experimental design Bureau «Falcon» for six years working on the creation of a heavy unmanned aerial vehicle «Al». Last year they created the first version of the device and started to test it. Testing went well, then the engineers started to Refine the design of the drone, introducing in its design of new developments and technologies. The result was a second version of «Altair», who recently «lit» Network.

A prototype unmanned aerial vehicle has become heavier and now instead of the original five weighs nearly seven tons. Now the designers plan to increase the range «Altair» up to 12 kilometers, along the way, having achieved a flight duration of 48 hours. The device must be able to carry on Board up to two tons of cargo — in this scenario, the UAV can not only perform reconnaissance, and carry a weapon on Board.

Earlier it was rumored that the developers are going to present civilian version of the aircraft — such a move will allow to attract to his establishment of private investors and increase the project budget.

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