The Rotary Bat is an unmanned helicopter system that combines Northrop Grumman’s autonomous control systems with Yamaha Motor’s RMAX remotely-piloted helicopter.
See: Engineering Newswire: The R-Bat unmanned helicopter system
The R-Bat is a medium altitude, multi-mission unmanned aircraft system, with a payload of 3.2 cubic feet, and it launches from a pneumatic/hydraulic rail launcher.
The UAS includes both the Hirth electronic fuel-injection engine and heavy fuel-variant.
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