The BH-160 is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by Aero-Starloop in China.

 

Maximum payload is 65 kg (143.3 lbs).  With 100 liters of fuel capacity, the UAV is powered by a 30kw (40 hp) turbine shaft in a heavy fuel engine (HFE) propulsion system.  The aircraft is also equipped with ground collision avoidance, using a Variable Precision Rough Set (VPRS) system.  Components are modular, allowing for various configuration and upgrades.

 

 

In addition, Aero-Starloop developed a lighter version: the BH-90.

 

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Aero-Starloop High-Tec. Co., LTD

Primary manufacturer: Aero-Starloop High-Tec. Co., LTD

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 0

Crew seating: Not applicable

Landing gear: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Width: 3.69 m (12.1 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Range: 350 km (189 nm)

Max Endurance: 3.5 hrs (3.5 hrs)

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