Sunday, June 16, 2024

Brazilian company unveils FT-200 FH remotely piloted helicopter at LAAD 2017

Brazilian company FT SISTEMAS displayed its new FT-200 FH remotely piloted helicopter in Rio de Janeiro, during Defense and Security fair in Latin America (LAAD Defense & Security 2017).

FT-200 FH is a remotely piloted helicopter that has a configuration in counter-rotating rotors, optimized for cargo loading. The new UAV has transport capacity, autonomy and endurance that respond to field situations requiring specific demands for greater versatility and operational facility. The new product can be used to accomplish defense, security and civilian market applications. The 200FH is a high performance, multi-functional system, an unmanned helicopter that can reach over 100 kilometers with autonomy over 10 hours of flight, being able to carry up to 50kg of payload.

The military and homeland security use of UAVs is fundamental to fight criminal organizations engaged in illegal activities in the territory including urban centers and borders. The 200FH technology allows faster, precise, efficient and reliable data collection for decision-making.


The 200FH brings advanced technologies in aeronautics, micromechanics and propulsive systems, and it is embedded with sophisticated, high-performance sensor technology, having an exclusive navigation and autopilot  systems. The technology developed by FT SISTEMAS is the result of several years of research and development to meet requirements of the Brazilian Armed Forces and private customers.

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Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
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