Updated on November 23, 2022

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Created on November 23, 2022

Kite (TM)

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KiteTM is an FAA certified drone for logistics application in urban settings.

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Product Description

 KiteTM is a drone and logistic system with a software that includes flight route planning, grounds control tools, and redundancy in the communication with the aircraft through satellite, internet, and other links. This product is intended to be applied in logistics and delivery solutions in urban settings and in regions with aerial access.

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

KiteTM has a registered partnership with the Australian aerospace business, quick step. The partner organization offers Swoop Aero with engineering and manufacturing services.

Manufacturing/Building Method

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Intellectural Property Type

Trademarked

User Provision Model

This product is distributed by the manufacturer.

Distributions to Date Status

Unknown

Design Specifications

The KiteTM Drone is designed to transport a max. payload of 5 kg along 130 km with a max. speed of 200 kph. It is guaranteed to be easy and fast to change the cargo configuration and batteries. In addition to the aircraft, the manufacturer also offers a complete control software with features such as obstacle avoidance, communication redundancy, flight route planning, and integrated multiple drone control.

Technical Support

Provided by the manufacturer.

Replacement Components

Unknown

Lifecycle

There is not a specified Lifecycle, however, the Kite model is based on a previous model from the same manufacturer which registers up to 10000 flights.

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

The manufacturer guarantees that batteries and role equipment can be changed under 30 seconds. The software can handle multiple drones simultaneously.

Vetted Performance Status

Unknown

Safety

Poor communication during autonomous operation can cause possible hazards. The manufacturer ensures safe operation through multiple communication links. The aircraft is also equipped with an advanced obstacle avoidance system to keep the skies safe.

Complementary Technical Systems

None

Academic Research and References

None

Compliance with regulations

Kite from swoop aero is currently going through a certification process by The Australians organization Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) in collaboration with The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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