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Piccolo Elite

PICCOLO ELITE

Expanded Capability Autopilot for Advanced Unmanned Aerial Systems

Piccolo Elite
1,000,000
1,000,000

OVER ONE MILLION FLIGHT HOURS,
Piccolo Elite advances the family of systems by addressing the autonomy needs of the future.

Piccolo Elite

PICCOLO ELITE

THE LATEST GENERATION FLIGHT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

  • FACILITATES FLIGHT ON

    MULTIPLE PLATFORMS
  • ENABLES MULTIPLE

    LAUNCH & RECOVERY TYPES
  • MEETS CLIENT NEEDS FOR

    OPEN ARCHITECTURE

PICCOLO ELITE

PLATFORM

For air vehicles outfitted with vertical lift systems, Piccolo Elevate is a combined flight controller that manages vertical takeoff, transition to forward flight, transition to hover and landing. Additional platform supported: Fixed-wing, Helicopter and Multi-rotor.

PICCOLO ELITE

LAUNCH & RECOVERY

Potentially the most critical and demanding phases of the aircraft’s operation is launch and recovery. Next generation Piccolo Autopilot supports all launch and recovery including: Runway, fixed rail, catapult, tube launch, Multirotor/VTOL, Hand launch.

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PICCOLO ELITE

OPEN ARCHITECTURE

In response to the advanced needs of our customers, we have developed next generation flight management system (FMS) technology. Piccolo Elite’s open, flexible and scalable architecture, allows full and open access to the UAS Model.

PICCOLO ELITE

OTHER FEATURES

  • Additional I/O support (16 configurable GPIO lines) for payload intensive applications
  • Onboard inertial, air data, GPS sensors, datalink radio and EMI shielded enclosure
  • Software- and hardware-in-the-loop (SWIL/HWIL) simulation modes for preflight testing
  • Portable integrated ground station capable of managing the wireless link to multiple Piccolo avionics
  • Plug and play support of peripherals including:
    • TASE payloads
    • Servo-based pan tilt cameras
    • Transponders
    • Magnetometers
    • Iridium satcomm
    • RTK GPS receivers
    • Laser altimeters
    • Flight termination

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