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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2018
Maiden Flight: August 2017
Total Production: ?
Origin: China
Corporations: AVIC I
Parent System: AV500W
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2018
Maiden Flight: August 2017
Total Production: ?
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Description: The AV500W is an autonomous unmanned rotorcraft developed by AVIC of China to perform both reconnaissance and combat missions. The aircraft has a maximum takeoff weight of 450 kilometers with a maximum speed of 170 kilometers per hour and 4,000 meters ceiling. The rotorcraft can transport 120 kilograms of weapons and/or sensor payloads. The AV500W can remain airborne between four to eight hours depending on the payload. In combat mod, it can carry up to four air-to-ground missiles weighing eight kilograms each and having a maximum range of five kilometers. The AV500W unmanned helicopter existence was revealed at China Helicopter Expo in September 2017.

AV500W Specifications

Crew: 0
Length: 7.20 meter (23.6 foot)
Ceiling: 5,000 meter (16,404 foot)
Cruise Speed: 170 kph (106 mph)
Flight Endurance: 5 hour (0.21 day)
Max Takeoff Weight: 500 kilogram (1,102 pound)
Payload: 120 kilogram (265 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

AV500W News

There are 3 news between
15 Sep 2017 and 2 Nov 2018
Friday, November 2, 2018AV500W Unmanned Rotorcraft Successfully Test Fires FT-8D Air-to-Surface Missile
Wednesday, November 1, 2017Chinese AV500 Unmanned Rotorcraft Makes Ceiling Record
Friday, September 15, 2017China Unveils AV500W Unmanned Strike and Reconnaissance Rotorcraft

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