Unmanned Aerospace

 

GYROCOPTER WITH VTOL  and HOVER CAPABILITIES

DESIGNED FOR LOGISTICS or ISR

HYDROGEN FUEL CELL for LONGER FLIGHT DURATION

 

 

 

THE MILITARY DEMAND FOR AN ADVANCED GROUP 3 UAV:

Quieter, long flight endurance, heavier payload, VTOL

 UNMANNED AEROSPACE  is addressing these needs by

DESIGNING THE AIRCRAFT  FROM THE GROUND UP

WHAT IS GH-4

Fundamentally, the GH-4 is based on the GYROCOPTER principal, with the ability to convert to a helicopter “like” aircraft for VTOL and hover; without any of the complexities, added weight, power consumption or maintenance associated with a helicopter.

The GH-4 has only two moving surfaces, powered by two servos.

Making the GH-4 a very reliable and robust aircraft in rough environments.

 

GH-4 SPECIFICATIONS

  • HYDROGEN FUEL CELL
  • Flight time 6 hours plus
  • Weight 97 Lbs. (44KG)
  • Payload 15 Lbs. (6.8 KG)
  • Cruise speed: 55MPH (88KPH)
  • Flight elevation 8,000 (2.4 KM)
  • Range: BVLOS
  • Wingspan 11.4 feet (3.5 meters)
  • 6 minutes to deploy
  • Designed for logistics or ISR

GH-4 HAS A 15 POUND PAYLOAD CAPABILITY IN VARIOUS SHAPES AND SIZES 

GH-4 HAS A 15 POUND PAYLOAD CAPABILITY FOR VARIOUS MISSIONS

THE GH-4 ADVANTAGE

  • Failure tolerance: In forward flight, the GH-4 can sustain motor failure, and still be maneuverable glide and land safely.
  • Stall proof: The GH-4 based on the gyrocopter principal it does not stall. The inherent nature of the design is such that it tends to auto stabilize.
  • Slow speed: The GH-4 can slow down to a crawl, and still have full control.
  • Configurable flight modes: The GH-4 can fly in gyro mode, crawl gyro mode, or VTOL/hover mode. These configurations provide a wide flight envelope to meet the needs of various missions.
  • Energy efficient: Inherently the gyrocopter is a very simple aircraft.  Integrating the VTOL/hover innovation, the GH-4 provides long flight capability because It only uses two motors at any given time, requiring minimum power.
  • One-person deployment: The GH-4 can be deployed and operated by one person in under six minutes. It comes in two boxes, one containing the aircraft and ground equipment, the other the rotor blades.

 

Gad Shaanan – CEO and Founder

Gad Shaanan is an entrepreneurial visionary with over thirty-five-years of creating award winning products for internationally recognized, mass-market brands. His passion is identifying market gaps, inventing solutions, assembling the right team of experts, executing on the development plan and finding the right partners to launch with. As a business strategist, he truly comprehends the bigger picture and the nature of global success. Some of his past clients include Bombardier, Canadair, Siemens, CAE, GE, Qualcomm, Kyocera, Motorola, HP, J&J, WD40.

His childhood passion for designing and building scale aircraft has resulted in Unmanned Aerospace and the GH-4.

Gad has lived in Europe and Canada, now in San Diego California, and served three years in the Israeli army.

Unmanned-Aerospace is his 5th startup.

 

Jeffrey Knapp – CTO

Mr. Knapp joined Insitu in 2002 as a Principal Engineer, has served as Director of Product Engineering, Chief Engineer for the ScanEagle Product Line, and was Insitu’s Chief Engineer, Advanced Programs, focusing on 2–5-year technology development for all products. His focus on fuel cell electric power system solutions for small UAS started in 2010. Mr. Knapp specializes in mechanical design, packaging, heat transfer, and hardening of electronic systems. He has served as technical contributor and leader over his 32-year Engineering career for: The Boeing Company, Microelectronics Computer Technology Corporation, Alliant Techsystems, Inc., Hughes Aircraft Company, Raytheon Systems Co. and Teknologic Engineering Services LLC. Mr. Knapp earned his BSME from the University of Washington and is author and co-author of five Insitu Patents.

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