Unmanned Chinese helicopter to be produced for civilian use

miércoles, 8 de diciembre de 2010

The V750 unmanned helicopter, built with an engine that is the intellectual property of a Chinese company, will achieve mass production in Shandong. The prototype was shown in public at the previous Zhuhai International Air Show.


This unmanned helicopter is jointly developed by China's four units and now has been put into mass production after orders were placed. These ordered products are mainly for civilian uses, such as marine pollution monitoring and forest fire monitoring.

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