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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

 

Systems, engineering, operations, and training

Increasing autonomous capabilities

Developing products for custom 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-60B TEST FLIGHTS
May 11, 2015

Latitude Engineering has conducted over 15 test flights of HQ-60B aircraft in the last month on two different airframes. The aircraft is the final version of the HQ-60 platform, which is designed for 12lbs of payload and > 15 hours of endurance. Two fuel injected engines are being evaluated for reliability and fuel economy during…

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JUMP 20 TEST FLIGHTS
January 9, 2015

Fort Hunter Liggett, CA. Latitude Engineering supports Arcturus UAV’s test flights of the JUMP 20(tm) with Hybrid Quadrotor technology. Several flights over two days culminated in final flights at full gross weight.

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HQ-60A TEST FLIGHTS
December 5, 2014

Tucson, AZ. Latitude Engineering conducted two test flights of the HQ-60A this week. The aircraft is a testbed for the HQ-60B, which is designed for 12lbs of payload and 15 hours of endurance, demonstrating the endurance achievable with the Hybrid Quadrotor concept.

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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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