CASM CK-FT

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CASM CK-FT UAVs are Chinese unmanned blimps developed by Beijing Ceke Spatial Info-tech Co., Ltd. (北京测科空间信息技术有限公司) of Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping (CASM, 中国测绘科学研究院), and many of which has entered service with Chinese law enforcement and governmental establishments. CK = Ce Ke (测科), a Chinese abbreviation of Ce-Hui Ke-Xue (测绘科学), which means Surveying and Mapping Science. FT = Fei Ting (飞艇), meaning blimp in Chinese.[1][2]

Model CK-FT070[1][2] CK-FT100[1][2] CK-FT120[1][2] CK-FT140[1][2] CK-FT180[1][2]
Length (m) 12.4 15.3 15.3 18.32 18.32
Height (m) 4.05 4.6 4.9 6.2 6.2
Volume (cu m) 70 105 117 180 180
Diameter (m) 3.15 3.6 3.8 4.5 4.5
Fuel (kg) 12 12 15 15 18
Payload (kg) 6 10 15 15 18
Max take-off weight (kg) 82 130 145 156 156
Max speed (km/h) 60 70 70 72 78
Ceiling (km) 1.5 2 2 2.2
Endurance (h) 3 2 2 2
Max wind allowed for operation (m/s) 8.0 – 10.7 8.0 – 10.7 10.8 – 13.8 10.8 – 13.8 10.8 – 13.8

See also[edit]

List of unmanned aerial vehicles of the People's Republic of China

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "CK-FT series blimps". Retrieved 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ a b c d e f "CK-FT unmanned blimps". Retrieved 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)