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Russian Helicopters BAS-200 becomes first UAV in MAKS 2021 flight program


JSC Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, has presented its new project, the BAS-200, at MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space show. BAS-200 became the first UAV that took part in MAKS 2021 flight program.

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Russian Helicopters BAS 200 becomes first UAV in MAKS 2021 flight program 1 BAS-200 UAV (Picture source: Rostec)


The maximum take-off weight for the BAS-200 is 200 kg. Capable of speeds of up to 160 km/h, it can carry a payload of up to 50 kg. The BAS-200 can fly for up to 4 hours at altitudes of up to 3,900 meters. Visitors to MAKS-2021 can also see the ground control station, which will allow operators to control the drone at a distance of up to 100 km. With a length of 3.90 meters, the UAV is 1.20 meters high.

The BAS-200 may be used to carry out a wide range of tasks: monitoring, cargo delivery, search and rescue operations, agricultural work etc. Flight tests are being conducted, and the BAS-200 project is being taken forward by the Mil and Kamov National Helicopter Centre, part of JSC Russian Helicopters.


Russian Helicopters BAS 200 becomes first UAV in MAKS 2021 flight program 2 BAS-200 UAV (Picture source: Rostec)