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Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Maiden Flight: 20 June 2007
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Lince and Skylynx
Origin: Italy
Corporations: Alenia Aeronautica
Parent System: Sky-Y
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Maiden Flight: 20 June 2007
Total Production: ?
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Description: The Alenia Aeronautica Sky-Y, also known as Skylynx and Lince, is a medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) for surveillance missions. The Sky-Y made is maiden flight June 2007. The prototype aircraft is being tested to mature UAV technologies enabling longer flight endurance, data gathering and network-centric capabilities. The current Sky-Y prototype is powered by a 160-hp diesel engine developed from automotive engine technology and coupled with a three-blade propeller at the rear fuselage. The aircraft has maximum flight endurance of 12 hours. It features an all-composite structure and all-electric actuator systems.

Sky-Y Specifications

Number of Engines: 1
Propeller Blades: 3
Max Power at TakeOff: 160 hp (119 kW)
Flight Endurance: 12 hour (0.50 day)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Sky-Y News

There are 7 news between
12 Nov 2007 and 30 Apr 2015
Thursday, April 30, 2015MIDCAS Demonstrates Progress for RPAS Integration Into Civil Aerospace
Friday, October 7, 2011SMAT F1 Project Achieves Three UAS Operating at the Same Time in a Civil Environment
Friday, June 18, 2010Alenia Aeronautica Starts the Sky-Y Unmanned Aerial System
Tuesday, March 31, 2009Sky-Y Unmanned Aircraft Concludes Successfully First Flight Campaign
Thursday, November 20, 2008EOST 45 Sensor Successfully Integrated on Sky-Y UAV
Wednesday, October 29, 2008Sky-Y Passes Successful Flight Test Campaign
Monday, November 12, 2007Sky-Y Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Scores an Eight-Hour Flight Record

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