China has developed the world's first water-aircraft drone
Amphibious aircraft that can take off on their own, to make flights and alight on water, was created by UVS Intelligence System. Taken as a basis for his Italian ultralight aircraft Colyaer Freedom S100, the rights to the production of which has acquired UVS earlier.
The head of the company UVS Intelligence System Tsziandun Liu said that the unmanned seaplane is ready for mass production, so it is possible that the first copies will be buyers even before the end of the year. According to him, the company has concluded contracts for the supply of aircraft to a number of companies. One of them - a major Asian customer, specializing in express delivery. Specific examples, however, he did not lead, as a deal for this stage imply complete privacy. UAV U650 - so-called Chinese development - is able to be in the air to fifteen hours at a speed of up to 180 kilometers per hour. The range of his flight is about 2000 kilometers, and load capacity - 250 kg. seaplanes body length is about six meters, and he himself is made of carbon fiber, the housing providing lightness and strength. The aircraft has already passed all the tests, so as the development comes nearly five years. Its first flight he made back in 2015 and therefore already very well run-in.
it can take off and land thanks to its design, using very short runways or water, which in combination with the low price and high load-carrying capacity should bring it to potential buyers.