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RQ-1 Predator MAE UAV

Manufacturer General Atomics
Runway (ISA) Improved, 3000 ft x 100 ft
Dimensions length: 27 ft
wingspan: 48.7 ft
height: 6.9 ft
weight: 1,130 lbs (empty)
A/Vs in Baseline 4
Data Link Frequency: C-band
Line of Sight: yes
Satellite: yes (UHF and Ku)
GPS: yes
Range Line of Sight on GCS
Unlimited via satellite
Power Plant Rotax 912 pusher
Fuel Type: 110 LL avgas
capacity: 110 liters
Endurance 24 hours on station at 500NM
40 hours
Payloads electro-optical
IR (day-night)
SAR(all weather)
Operational Altitudes (ISA) Up to 26,000 ft MSL
Speeds Stall: 54 kts
Cruise: 70-90 kts
Dash: 120 kts
Max Gross Take-off Weight 2250 lbs
Weather limits T/O cross winds: 15 kts
T/O head winds: 30 kts
rain: No
Visible moisture: limited
Icing: No
Turbulence: Light
Automatic Return Home on Data Link Loss Yes
Emergency Recovery Parachute
Relay Flight Capability In development
Multiple AV Control Yes
Multiple AV Control Yes, autonomous flight
Control Transfer to Another Shelter Yes

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