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ADVANCING UNMANNED SYSTEMS

from TAKEOFF to TOUCHDOWN

 LATITUDE extendS the capabilities and effectiveness of those who use our products by ADDRESSING REAL WORLD NEEDS

 

HYBRID QUADROTOR TECHNOLOGY

Hybrid Quadrotor™ (HQ) technology enables Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) in fixed wing aircraft, allowing operation from areas otherwise inaccessible.

vs.
HELICOPTERS

HQ is less complex, more cost effective,
more reliable, and
has better endurance

VS.
PURE MULTIROTORS

HQ has higher top speed,
more endurance, more wind tolerance,
and can cover more ground

VS.
FIXED WING AIRCRAFT

HQ technology operates from more
locations and from more types of
terrain for less cost

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News
HQ-20 DEMONSTRATES VTOL CAPABILITY FROM A NOAA SHIP DECK
June 27, 2016

JUNE 17-21 – HAWAII -With support from NOAA and the R/V Oscar Elton Sette, Latitude Engineering conducted ship-based flight operations, testing Latitude’s 20 lb class Hybrid Quadrotor (HQ-20). Over three days, five flights were conducted, successfully demonstrating vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) from a confined area on the ship’s fantail in winds exceeding 20 knots. This proof-of-concept event demonstrates the unique capabilities of Latitude’s…

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HQ-40 RECEIVES EXPERIMENTAL CERTIFICATION
June 2, 2016

PLAYAS, NEW MEXICO – June 02, 2016 – Latitude Engineering and BNSF Railway’s UAS Program, along with BNSF aviation consultants Padina Group and Bihrle Applied Research acquired FAA Experimental certification for two HQ-40 aircraft used in BNSF’s Pathfinder program (beyond line of sight UAS integration into the national airspace). The 10 month effort culminated at…

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LATITUDE JOINS L-3, TRILLIUM AND SILVUS AT JIFX
May 19, 2016

CAMP ROBERTS – MAY 9-1, 2016 – The Joint Interagency Field Experimentation Program (JIFX) — hosted by the Naval post graduate school at the California National Guard’s Camp Roberts — provides an environment to encourage and achieve innovation and collaboration between DoD, government agencies, various industries, and universities. Special Operations Forces (SOF), National Guard, and…

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Miles flown per gallon of gas (HQ-40)

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Number of unique aircraft into which Latitude has integrated the Piccolo autopilot

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