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ADVANCING UNMANNED SYSTEMS

from TAKEOFF to TOUCHDOWN

Latitude’s mission is to expand the role of
unmanned systems by addressing real world needs.

extending the capabilities and increasing the effectiveness of the people who use our products

Engineering, operations, and training related to unmanned aerial systems

Increasing autonomous capabilities of unmanned systems

Discovering needs and developing products to fill them

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

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PURE MULTIROTORS

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

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FIXED WING AIRCRAFT

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

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News
HQ-40 Test Flights
July 17, 2014

Florence, AZ. Latitude successfully demonstrates its Hybrid Quadrotor™ technology, performing the first completely autonomous flight test of the HQ-40. End-to-end flight operations are demonstrated, including vertical launch, transition to fixed wing flight, transition to hover, and landing. All segments of the flight are autonomous.

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AUVSI 2014
May 13, 2014

Latitude’s booth at the 2014 AUVSI Conference highlights Hybrid Quadrotor™ technology. Five different aircraft form three companies were on display, including the SilverFox from Sensintel and the JUMP™ 15 and JUMP 20 from Arcturus. The array of vehicles on display demonstrates the applicability of HQ technology to small UAS and it’s ability to expand the value of…

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Arcturus JUMP™ 15 Successful Test
April 10, 2014

Latitude and Arcturus complete three days of flight testing of the JUMP 15. Arcturus utilized Hybrid Quadrotor™ technology to enable vertical launch and recovery of the venerable JUMP 15 airframe. Completely autonomous launch, transition to forward flight, fixed wing flight, transition to hover, and landing were tested.

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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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