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The LX300 is a tandem-rotor unmanned air vehicle under development by LAFLAMME AÉRO. The 300 kg helicopter will feature a 100-HP fuel-injection engine giving it a top speed of 210 km/hour and an endurance of approximately eight hours. The aircraft can carry up to 90 kg of payload and includes gimbal-mounted high definition optical and thermal cameras. Potential missions include ice surveys, communications relay, coastal patrol and law enforcement, and search and rescue support. First flight is expected in 2017.comments powered by Disqus