Penguin C VTOL UAS

Technical Specification

Aircraft Specifications


3.9m / 12.8 ft


32 kg / 70.55 lb


14+ hours


180 km / 112 mi

Cruise speed

46 knots

Max level speed

68 knots


4000 m / 13000 ft AMSL

Max takeoff altitude

2000 m / 6500 ft AMSL

Operational t°

-30 °C to 50 °C / -22 °F to +122 °F


GPS and magnetometer (for GPS-denied environments)

Anti-icing measures

Heated Pitot tube, Heated Batteries

Weather limitations

Rain <5 mm/hour / 0.2 inches/hour;

30 knot sustained winds


Not detectable at 1 km / 0.62 mi


Mode 5 Mark XIIB or ADS-B

Propulsion System

Engine type

28cc EFI module; proprietary low noise muffler

Temperature control system

Automatically controlled via mechanical flap

Fuel type

Unleaded gasoline or C10

Generator system

150 W onboard generator system

Data Link Specifications

Datalink manufacturer

Silvus MIMO with Mesh


UHF, L, C, or S band; Customizable

Link Rate

Up to 20 Mbps

Output power

Up to 10 W


AES 256

System Specifications

Ground Control Station
Tracking antenna

Tracking high gain directional and omnidirectional antennas

Takeoff and landing

Vertical, fully automated, with parachute for an emergency landing

Crew size


Preparation time

30 minutes from pallet to launch ready

Gimbal Options

Gimbal Comparison

System Footprint

3 Aircraft, 1 Tracking Antenna, 1 Ground Control Station

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