Yaoying-2 Completes Maiden Flight

Yaoying-2 Completes Maiden Flight 9 July, 2018

Chinese state-owned aviation company Aviation Industry Corporation of China AVIC has developed and flight-tested the Yaoying-2, a medium-altitude, low-speed, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aircraft. Yaoying-2, has successfully completed its maiden flight, according to AVIC. UAV is built for reconnaissance and strike missions.

According to Xinhua news agency, the new drone can conduct photoelectric image reconnaissance and surveillance, radar image reconnaissance, and communication signal detection. It has automatic control and integrated navigation on board.

The drone can provide real-time image and monitoring information for many fields, including firefighting, disaster relief, aerial photography, oil pipelines, forest fire prevention and land resource surveys.

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