Phoebus2018-11-08T18:33:36+00:00

Phoebus

Drone America

Twin Engine Power and Reliability

Assigning the Phoebus to your mission is just like using a flying sport utility vehicle. The Phoebus is a powerful and exceptionally reliable UAS platform that can be adapted to fly wide variety of missions. The large payload capacity allows the Phoebus to be fitted with multiple large sensors, large format gimbals, communications or cargo systems, allowing multiple facets of a mission to be carried out simultaneously.

The Phoebus features a rugged, twin engine, carbon fiber airframe and a sealed avionics bay that helps ensure its safe and reliable operation, returning home successfully after each mission even in harsh environments and inclement weather.

By acquiring a Drone America Phoebus you are obtaining a truly affordable, multi-role, large scale UAS. The Phoebus gives you the ability to deliver up to 150 lbs. of emergency medical supplies to a remote hospital, preform airborne communications, maritime surveillance, endangered species conservation, aerial mapping and surveillance missions, all on the same airframe.

Applications

Commercial

The Phoebus has a large payload bay that can hold up to 150 lbs. of payloads, including sensors, cameras, supplies and extra fuel for longer flights.

Maritime Patrol

Utilities Infrastructure

Law Enforcement

Supply Delivery

Emergency Response

The Phoebus features a dust and moisture sealed avionics bay that helps ensure its safe and reliable operation, returning home successfully after each mission even in harsh environments and inclement weather.

Disaster Relief

First Responder

Search and Rescue

Security

Research

With a long flight times and one of the largest payload bays in its class multiple cameras and sensors can be installed and configured for specific your needs and missions. Visible light, Thermal, Infrared, UV, Multi-spectral, Hyper-spectral, LiDar as well as Atmospheric suites and large gimbals can be installed.

Wildlife Management

Geomagnetic Survey

Anti-Poaching

Wide Area Survey

Specifications

Specifications
Wing-Span: 26 ft.  (7.92 m)
Length: 12 ft. 6 in. (3.81 m)
Empty Weight: 160 lbs. (72.2 kg)
Fuel Weight: 180 lbs. (81.6 kg)
AVG Payload Weight: 150 lbs. (68 kg)
Max Weight with Payload:: 500 lbs (226.7kg)
Endurance*: 7 hours +
Speed Range: 45 – 100+ mph
Average Flight Distance: 350 miles (563 km)
Max Altitude MSL**: 18,000 ft. (5,486 m)
Control Method: Laptop/Tablet/GCS
Takeoff and Landing: Traditional Landing Gear
Power System: Multifuel
Safety Systems: GPS / RF / ADS-B Tracking
Active Deployment Parachute
FAA Collision Avoidance Lighting
Military Grade Autopilot

VTOL Option

*Flight time varies due to payload configurations, flight conditions, temperature and altitude.**Max Altitude is determined by flying conditions, engine selection, payloads and local flight laws.