A number of Helicopter Drones Flown Concurrently by a Single Operator: Alpha Unmanned and Simplex


Spain’s Alpha Unmanned Techniques has partnered with Israeli Simplex Company to allow a number of flights of Alpha’s giant, gas-powered helicopter drones – by a single operator.  The Unified Flight System permits as much as 6 simultaneous flights of Alpha’s giant helicopter drones and four further drones.

It’s a fancy answer with nice implications for all kinds of purposes – from army to humanitarian.  A spokesperson from Simplex says that the Unified Flight System not solely permits extra flights – however makes them safer.

Alpha Unmanned and Simplex have constructed the system for a selected buyer – however as the protection case is proved in Israel, the Unified Flight System might quickly be used across the globe.

The next is an Alpha Unmanned and Simplex press launch.

Alpha Unmanned Techniques’ Absolutely-Autonomous Helicopters
now Flying Multi-UAV Missions!!

Madrid-based Alpha Unmanned Techniques, SL and Tel Aviv-based Simplex Company are happy to announce their partnership to allow a number of helicopter UAVs to be flown concurrently, by a single operator and floor management station, and past visible line-of-sight (BVLOS). The 2 firms are creating this distinctive functionality for an Israeli buyer.

On this crucial time, drone utilization is more and more essential for pressing missions. The power to fly a number of drones concurrently with minimal manpower, is crucial. Many concurrent and complementary missions can now be flown on the identical time and by the identical operator, from pressing medical supply to surveillance and quarantine enforcement. Eric Freeman, CEO of Alpha Unmanned Techniques, states, “Alpha may be very happy to work intently with Simplex within the improvement and deployment of this Unified Flight System. Now, one educated operator can function as much as 6 Alpha 800 helicopters and four further drones, every Alpha helicopter executing its personal autonomous mission whereas the system manages the shared airspace and flight parameters dynamically.”  The Alpha 800 gasoline-powered helicopter UAV is a best choice amongst First Responders as its 3hr autonomous flight time, 50km vary and 3kg payload capability make many forms of missions potential. The platform is utilized in ResponDrone (https://respondroneproject.com/), a EU H2020 initiative, and by Spain’s UME (Unidad Militar de Emergencia).

Shay Levi, CEO of Simplex, states, “We’re delighted that our CAAI licensed and extremely efficient system permits working a number of concurrent Alpha 800 missions whereas considerably growing flight security.” Simplex, a Tel-Aviv based mostly firm, works to make multi-UAV flying a actuality. In partnership with Alpha and with different main UAV producers, its programs are in use immediately in Israel, the world’s most demanding UAV market.

About Alpha Unmanned Techniques, SL

Based in 2014, Alpha Unmanned Techniques is a privately held Spanish firm based mostly in Madrid. Its gasoline powered helicopter platforms are utilized in greater than 6 nations, for quite a lot of surveillance, border management, mapping and precision agriculture functions. The Firm additionally supplies Superior Engineering Companies for among the world’s largest defense-related firms.

For extra data, please go to www.alphaunmannedsystems.com or contact [email protected]

About Simplex

Established in 2004, Simplex, a privately held Israeli firm, has developed, built-in and delivered a whole lot of cutting-edge command and management options for the protection, safety, agriculture and mining industries. Prior to now 5 years, Simplex has centered on creating autonomous capabilities for floor and unmanned aerial programs.

For extra data please go to www.simplex-c2.com

Miriam McNabb is the Editor-in-Chief of DRONELIFE and CEO of JobForDrones, an expert drone companies market, and a fascinated observer of the rising drone trade and the regulatory surroundings for drones. Miriam has a level from the College of Chicago and over 20 years of expertise in excessive tech gross sales and advertising for brand new applied sciences.
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