Mon, Mar 25, 2013
Piccolo Nano AP Designed For Hand-Launched Aircraft
The smallest addition to the Cloud Cap Technology Piccolo family of flight management systems has been released by UTC Aerospace Systems. The Cloud Cap Technology Piccolo Nano autopilot is designed to meet the requirements of the smallest UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) in both size and price with all the capabilities and features needed by the most sophisticated UAVs.
The Piccolo Nano is a new fully compatible member of the Piccolo autopilot family in both software and feature capability, the Piccolo Nano provides a small, lightweight, flexible architecture to support the myriad of designs in small hand launched or uniquely configured UAVs. This unenclosed, distributable autopilot system provides maximum installation flexibility to the system integrator and is a perfect fit in small UAVs where the vehicle structure provides the enclosure and the autopilot components need to be distributed within the airframe's available space.
The Piccolo Nano will be priced to enter the market in the $1000 range, addressing the need for economy in small UAVs while maintaining a professional grade fully supported autopilot. The unit can be upgraded with the same options as the Piccolo SL and Piccolo II which include DGPS precision auto land, moving baseline landing support, VTOL support and more.
(Hand-launched Raven UAV image from file)
Also: Female Skydive Record, ANN November Efforts, Dream Chaser, SecTrans Reax, FAA SAFO, Able Flight, Airline Group Grounded On November 21, the Stratos 714 very light jet took to>[...]
“All three institutions have now sent a strong signal in favour of modernizing the Agency and the European aviation system as a whole. There is clear political will to ensure>[...]
Wichita-Based Center Is Authorized To Sell And Install Garmin G1000 Through G5000 Avionics On Broad Range Of Business Aircraft Yingling Aviation has been named a Garmin Integrated >[...]
Aero Linx: The Colorado Airport Operators Association (CAOA) The Colorado Airport Operators Association (CAOA) serves the common interests of the owners, operators and users of the>[...]
Downburst A strong downdraft which induces an outburst of damaging winds on or near the ground. Damaging winds, either straight or curved, are highly divergent. The sizes of downbu>[...]