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Steadicopter unveils the Black Eagle 50 eVTOL
Thursday, 11 November 2021
The Black Eagle 50 Electric is an unmanned helicopter with a maximum takeoff weight of 50 kg and load weight of 30 kg, and is capable of up to two hours of flight. Its reduced weight has increased its payload capacity.

Steadicopter has unveiled the Black Eagle 50 Electric, the newest model in its rotary unmanned aerial vehicle (RUAV) family, powered by electric motors, and designed for a range of law enforcement, maritime, civilian and covert missions.

The Black Eagle 50 Electric is an unmanned helicopter with a maximum takeoff weight of 50 kg and load weight of 30 kg, and is capable of up to two hours of flight time. The reduced the weight has increased payload capacity and with an empty weight of 20 kg, the Black Eagle 50 Electric has the capacity to carry additional batteries for longer flights.

Powered by dual-electric propulsion, Steadicopter says the Black Eagle 50 Electric is cost effective, simple to operate, easy to maintain and, with no need for fuel storage, both environmentally friendly and safe. Adding that is has all the proven capabilities of the gasoline-powered Black Eagle 50, including vertical take-off and landing capability, long hover durations, and leading mission sensor suites for all mission scenarios.

“The Black Eagle 50 Electric has been developed in response to the need of the company's customers worldwide for an electric VTOL aircraft, which can still be used in many varied missions, both in terms of being able to carry advanced payloads, and through extended time in the air,” says Noam Lidor, sales and marketing director at Steadicopter. “This is a truly multi-domain, multi-mission and multi-sensor system, coupled with all the benefits of a covert, easy to maintain, highly versatile electrically-powered system.”

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