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ANKA Block B Makes its Maiden Flight

Issue 58

Developed through the experiences gained through the ANKA Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System, the acceptance of the Block A configuration was completed in 2013, The “New Generation High Performance ANKA Block B”made its maiden flight successfully on 30 January 2015.

During the automatic take-off and landing at the maiden flight, tests for different autopilots and landing modes were fully accomplished. In addition to the EO/IR camera, the system is also capable ofcarrying SAR/ISAR/GMTI radar and this system will provide an important infrastructure for the new generation integration projects with its disposable load transportation capacity.