UAV pneumatic catapult

The UAV pneumatic launcher has been developed to accelerate UAV-s and other aircraft with MTOW up to 40 kg and launch them at speeds up to 25m/s. The launcher is light-weight, battery-operated and is quickly assembled. The system is easily portable in two special rugged cases. Custom carriage rods can be designed based on clients UAV specifications.


Launch angle 11 degrees
Overall rail length when assembled 5m
Rail length when disassembled    1,28 m
Weight of catapult set, 2 boxes   Total 56kg
Launcher case external dimensions  1480x440x170mm
Compressor case external dimensions   650x325x520mm
Maximum plane mass   45 kg
Maximum allowed launch velocity 25 m/s (meter per second)
Puller configuration aircraft  YES
Pusher configuration aircraft    YES
Typical set-up time        5min
Compressor unit battery    

2 X Makita®14.4V Li-Ion battery 3Ah