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The V-Bat is a long endurance VTOL design ideal for shipboard and confined area operation. A ducted fan design maximizes operational safety by eliminating exposed rotors. The aircraft is launched and recovered in a 20 x 20 ft area and can fly for up to 8 hours with a 5 lb payload. The V-Bat will be available for sale in 2015.


MLB V-Bat VTOL Launch & Recovery

VTOL Launch & Recovery


Affordable UAV for a Wide Variety of Applications

MLB V-Bat UAV - Affordable UAV

8 hour duration, 50 kt cruise

MLB V-Bat UAV - Low cost UAV

Launch and recover from 20 x 20 ft area


Custom payloads, geometry and options available, please contact us.


  • VTOL launch and recovery
  • Launch and recover from 20 x 20 ft area
  • 8 hour duration, 50 kt cruise
  • Low cost


V Bat Specs

Your Ideal System For

Restricted launch and recovery applications such as shipboard and urban locations, aerial mapping, small unit surveillance, urban monitoring, force protection, agricultural and wildlife surveillance


Wing Span: 9 ft (2.7 m)

Length: 9 ft (2.7 m)

MGTOW: 60 lbs

Payload: 8 lb

Engine: 157cc 2-stroke engine

Fuel Capacity: 20 lbs

Fuel Type: Mogas 90 octane or higher  40:1 oil mix

Horsepower: 13 HP

Electrical Power Generation: 150 Watts

Data Link: LOS FM data link for command, control, and video, with 35 mile range

Sensors*: Cloud Cap TASE 150/200/400 Gimbal, Canon 1-D, Tetracam Mini-MCA Multispectral Camera

*Other sensor options available, please contact us for details.


Endurance: 8 hours at 40 kts

Operational Ceiling: 15000 ft

Speed Range: 0 to 90 kts

Telemetry Range: 35 miles

Fuel Range: 300 miles

* Optional long range data links available


Launch: Vertical take off 20 ft x 20 ft

Recovery: Vertical landing off 20 ft x 20 ft

Wind: Up to 25 kts

Precipitation: Moderate