A Chinese drone helicopter successfully tested at sea

A Chinese drone helicopter successfully tested at sea

The apparatus being developed since 2017 is independently capable of taking off and landing under complex weather conditions and electromagnetic interference.

China's Central Television has specified that the drone is equipped with an engine for Chinese development.

The AR500 helicopter weighs about 500 kg, writes TASS, and is able to lift a payload of about 80 kg and fly up to four hours. The maximum velocity of the helicopter is about 140 km/h. The maximum altitude is 4,000 metres.

The helicopter can perform civilian and military tasks.