The Apoena is a Brazilian Low Altitude Long Endurance (LALE) unmanned aerial vehicle designed and built by XMobots for several kinds of sensing roles.
Design and Development
The Apoena is a small monoplane with a composite and wood structure, it is powered a a 2-stroke engine mounted at the fron with a two-bladed tractor propeller.
First flown on 18 November 2008 the single-engined Apoena 1000 has a retractable landing gear and can carry a payload up to 26kg.
The latest model is the 1000B (shown in the pictures above).
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