DPI UAVs

UAV and Component Design

DPI has been designing and building reliable, autonomous unmanned helicopters since 1991. DPI can also design, build and test your UAV and/or components. DPI aircraft and component design services include aero performance, structural design, electrical system design, and automation.

For example, DPI worked on the Jigsaw program for DARPA, developed the DP-6 Whisper for the Harris Corporation, integrated a critical EOIR sensor ball into a UAV platform for DRS, and integrated a Harris Corporation comm relay capability.

We provide a cost-effective solution for clients that include Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Harris Corporation, and DARPA. We also work extensively with subsystem vendors, designers, and specialty shops, including Wintec, MicroPilot, Pegasus Servos, Volz Servos, UAVRUS LLC, PEI, Cognitive Eletronics, Cloud Cap, Harbrick, Scientific Systems, LIDAR USA, Microturbo, SAGETECH, Drone Mapping, Compass Systems, PEI, MAXON, SkyTexas International, and many more.

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DP-12-Rhino-UAVDP-12 RhinoThe DP-12 Rhino is a small, rugged, autonomous UAV designed to carry multiple payloads over long distances. The DP-12 delivers precision control, stable hover, nap-of-earth flight, and secure communications.

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DP14-HAWK-DPI-cDP-14 HawkThe DP-14 Hawk is an intelligent, autonomous aerial resupply vehicle. With an advanced tandem design, the Hawk provides agile maneuvering, vertical take-off and landing, and sustained hover.

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dp-16-diagram2bDP-16 SeagullThe DP-16 Seagull is a small, intelligent, tethered UAV that flies up to 500 feet above its vehicle. Unlike other tethered UAVs, the Seagull is intelligent and autonomous, and capable of maintaining airspeed.

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dp-5x_orig-215x121DP-5X WaspThe DP-5X Wasp is a small, powerful, autonomous VTOL UAV. It carries payloads of up to 100 lbs for 4.8 hours. The Wasp is designed for precision control, stable hover, and nap-of-earth flight in complex environments such as jungle, forest, rugged mountains, and urban settings.

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DP-6xt-1-215x121DP-6XT WhisperThe DP-6XT Whisper is a small, autonomous, electric tandem UAV that can be transported and operated by one person. The VTOL UAV is nearly silent and virtually maintenance free due to its electric drive system.

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