The Skyeton "Raybird-3" is a cutting-edge Ukrainian drone designed for versatility and reliability. This compact drone boasts a unique design with a two-arm layout and streamlined fuselage, sporting a two-bladed propeller at the nose. It can operate for up to 32 hours, reaching speeds of 160 km/h and altitudes of 10,000 feet. The drone is well-suited to a variety of environmental conditions, and its redundant internal mechanical systems enhance reliability.
This drone is highly automated, capable of flying to preset waypoints, managing its payload, and returning autonomously. It can operate up to 240 km from the ground operator and carry up to 5 kg of equipment, including cameras. The integrated video streaming technology has a range of 120 kilometers, making it versatile for various applications.
The complete Raybird-3 system consists of three drones, a ground control station, an antenna, and a collapsible catapult launcher. Setting up the system is quick and tool-free, and launch and recovery are simplified with an attached catapult and a parachute for descent. Overall, the Raybird-3 is a reliable, versatile, and easy-to-use drone system suitable for various industries and operating environments.
Years of Service: 2019
Manufacturer: Skyeton - Ukraine
Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR), Scouts
Monitor ground targets/target areas to assess surrounding threat levels, enemy strength, or enemy movement.
Aircraft designed (or later developed) have inherent unmanned capabilities and can fill a variety of battlefield roles.
Length: 6.0 feet (1.83m)
Width/span: 9.8 feet (2.98m)
Height: 1.0 feet (0.32m)
Cured weight: 24 lbs (11kg)
MTOW: 46 lbs (21kg)
Wgt Difference: +22 pt (+10 kg)
Installed: 1 x 4 stroke 40.2 cc petrol engine driving a two-bladed front propeller unit with tractor/tractor.
Maximum speed: 99 km/h (160 km/h | 86 knots)
Maximum: 10,171 feet (3,100 m | 2 mi)
Area: 1,553 km (2,500 km | 4,630 nautical miles)