Production variant CH-5 UAV made maiden flight

The production variant of the CASC CH-5 (Cai Hong-5, or Rainbow 5) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) made its maiden flight successfully on 14 July from an undisclosed airfield in Hebei Province, marking the final major milestone in its development before the batch production commences. Developed by China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics (CAAA, a.k.a. 11th Academy) … Continue reading Production variant CH-5 UAV made maiden flight

CASC CH-4 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle

Cai Hong-4 (CH-4) is a medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system designed and built by China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics (CAAA, also known as the 11th Academy) of the China Aerospace Science & Technology Corporation (CASC) consortium. The development of the CH-4 began in 2010 and the UAV first flew in September 2011. … Continue reading CASC CH-4 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle