Textron Systems

Textron Systems’ Aerosonde® UAS platform is a highly configurable maritime and land-based UAS built to provide advanced capabilities for a variety of ISR mission sets. In addition to VTOL, this aircraft features a heavy fuel engine, multiple-intelligence payloads, communications relay, and is field-proven with over 650,000 flight hours. The Aerosonde UAS is capable of meeting continually evolving mission requirements and the wide array of environments seen across the Canadian landscape.


  • Built on a proven system with over 600,000 flight hours Utilizes Hybrid Quadrotor technology to achieve vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL).
  • Ready now in expeditionary, maritime and on-the-move configurations.
  • Day/night full-motion video, wide area search, communications relay, signals intelligence and more.