Systems Integration Evaluation Remote Research Aircraft

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Systems Integration Evaluation Remote Research Aircraft
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SIERRA being displayed at a public event.
Role Research, UAV
National origin United States
Manufacturer U.S. Naval Research Laboratory and developed at NASA's Ames Research Center
Introduction 2009
Primary user NASA

The Systems Integration Evaluation Remote Research Aircraft (SIERRA) is a UAV designed by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory and developed at NASA’s Ames Research Center.

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General characteristics

  • Crew: 0
  • Length: 11 ft 10 in (3.61 m)
  • Wingspan: 20 ft 0 in (6.10 m)
  • Height: 4 ft 7 in (1.40 m)
  • Gross weight: 445 lb (202 kg)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 92 mph (148 km/h; 80 kn)
  • Range: 600 mi (521 nmi; 966 km)
  • Endurance: 10 hours
  • Service ceiling: 12,000 ft (3,700 m)

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