PDW Breaks Endurance World Record with C100 Drone Technology
C100 System timed over 2 hours of flight-time on record as of today.
PDW based in Huntsville, AL, a leading manufacturer of military small unmanned aerial systems and technologies, is debuting its new platforms; the C100, S20, and N1. This family of systems shares a common design in electronics and software across three different sized platforms while varying in endurance, payload, and autonomy configurations.
On March 18, 2022, PDW broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for ‘Endurance in a battery-powered prototype multirotor/drone (5-20 kg)’ with a prototype C100 drivetrain after flying for 2 hours, 14 minutes, and 15 seconds. This marks the highest flight time in any battery-powered quadcopter sUAS (5-20 kg) ever flown. Ryan Gury, Chief Executive Officer said, ”The world record-setting drivetrain used in C100 is ideal for ultra-endurance ISR missions and is poised to play a pivotal role in expanding the organic ISR capabilities…