Collins has answered the advanced flight requirements of its key customers by developing the next generation of the Piccolo family of UAV flight management solutions. Piccolo Elite’s open architecture hardware and software solution, with Piccolo Elevate, seamlessly combines the flight controller that manages autonomous vertical takeoff and landing with the fixed wing autonomous flight controller to enable fully autonomous VTOL operations.

For over 20 years, Collins Aerospace Piccolo Autopilots have been the industry standard in UAV flight management for the US Department of Defense (DoD), Foreign Ministry of Defense (MoD), high-end civil, and commercial applications.

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