End-to-End Solutions for Your Critical Challenges

Textron Systems solves your remote sensing needs with tailored acquisition, synthesis, processing and delivery of meaningful answers to complex business and research questions.

The Experience

Decades of experience and an engrained aviation culture make all the difference when you’re choosing a security or survey partner. Textron Systems will be with you every step of the way, tailoring a program to deliver the results you need and providing the reliable products and services to execute your vision.


Textron Systems’ Aerosonde™ Small Unmanned Aircraft System has a remarkable history of success in some of the world’s harshest environments. From more than 1,000 flight hours in the Arctic and Antarctica, to history-making transoceanic and hurricane-hunting expeditions, our system is proven and reliable. Equally important, our aircraft can carry several payloads/sensors in a single flight, returning a richer, more meaningful data yield in every hour flown.

Key Features

  • Ideal for land- or sea-based operations
  • Acquires key business intelligence data
  • 125,000 flight hours of experience

Product Specs

12 feet (3.7 meters)

20 pounds (9.1 kilograms)

Range (line of sight)
140 kilometers (75 nautical miles)

14+ hours

15,000 feet/4,572 meters

Payload Power
200 watts