In development by the Chinese Helicopter Research and Development Institute (CHRDI), the AV500W is an armed variant of the civilian AV500 unmanned aircraft (UAV).  Maximum payload is 160 kg (352.74 lbs).  The aircraft can be equipped with an EO/IR sensor and target detection and tracking.

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Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: In development

Configuration

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VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 0 in Not applicable arrangement

Landing gear: Skids

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