The new small size UAS Skyhooks 1700 UAV 

It's made in strong white EPO foam just like most hobby models these days.

Wingspan: 1718mm
Body length: 1100mm
Wing Area: 45.5dm2

Empty Weight: 1050g
Material: EPO Foam design
0.2-0.3:1 Thrust to weight ratio.

Easy to assemble and disassemble.

Easy to transport.

This plane carrying 4s battery the take off weight is only 2.4KG if installing full line of FPV equipment take off weight is roughly 3KG.

When flown properly this plane can have more than one hour of flight time.

SKYhooks 1700 UAV

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Comment by Trung Nguyen on August 6, 2013 at 2:17pm

Always interesting to see new platforms become available.  The wings must have quite a bit of chord to make a 1718mm span look that stubby.

Comment by Pablo Escobar on August 7, 2013 at 7:43am

How do the wings attach? They just snap in place and then you slide them forward to unlock them?

EDIT: Zooming in on the photo it looks like they can be glued in place? No way to make them easily removable for transport? Cool plane!

Comment by Steve K on August 7, 2013 at 8:22am

I got an email saying the plane is on it's way.... thanks Robert for actually having stock and not listing it until you do.... and for such fast service.

Steve

Comment by Samm on August 7, 2013 at 9:38am

Still have some in stock?

Sam

Comment by Samm on August 7, 2013 at 10:00am

What is the flying skill level required?  Beginner or intermediate?

Comment by Steve K on August 13, 2013 at 9:19pm
I have the kit in hand quality is excellent really nice HOWEVER if this is epo it certain ally is not the best epo I have seen, I actually had trouble believing it was epo at all....

Nex does not fit but that's ok I plan to do some mods anyway
Comment by Btanny on September 16, 2013 at 9:00pm

Did anybody get a nex5, nex6, or nex7 to fit?

Comment by Btanny on September 16, 2013 at 9:09pm

Will APM work on this ?  What is max weight ?  Any suggestions for lifting max payload? I'm thinking a of using Tmotor 3515 -400kv witha  16x5 blade or a Kopterworx kw8 motor (710 kv) with a 14x7 blade or a axi 2820-14 with a 14x5 blade

Comment by Walter Smit on January 30, 2014 at 1:45am

@ Steve K - have you flown it yet? Comments, videos?

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