Product Specifications


DRY WEIGHT: 18 lbs (8.2 kg) electric version, 20 lbs (9kg) gas version

PAYLOAD/FUEL WEIGHT: Up to 15 lbs (6.8 kg)

HEIGHT: 20” (510 mm)

LENGHT: 58” (1470 mm)

ROTOR DIAMETER: 85” (2160 mm)

POWER PLANT: Electric motor, rechargeable lithium polymer quick-swap battery pack. / 29cc internal combustion



SPEED: 32 MPH (51 km/h) electric version / 40 MPH (64 km/h) gas version

RANGE: Up to 24 miles (39 km) electric version / Up to 100 miles (161 km) gas version {one way, non return to home}


FLIGHT ENDURANCE: Up to 45 minutes (electric), Up to 2.5 hours (gas)



FLIGHT CONTROL: Adaptive Flight FCS20 Integrated Flight Control System

Operating modes Autonomous flight with programmable waypoints, semi-autonomous joystick control, GPS-denied auto mode, ground point tracking or user-commanded payload pointing

LAUNCH: Auto take-off

RECOVERY: Auto landing

PAYLOAD: PTZ, EO camera, multiple high-resolution digital image sensors, Infared camera.

DATALINK: Secure digital mesh Wi-Fi based network radio for video and data

GROUND CONTROL STATION: Augmented reality video, 2D/3D moving map, vehicle status, simple touch screen vehicle commands & flight planning, advanced simulation capabilities

Hornet Maxi


Adaptive Flight’s Hornet Maxi is the “ISR Workhorse”. With large payload capacity, multiple payload options and long endurance of up to 3.5 hours, the Hornet Maxi will support a wide range of missions including support of close-range operations in cluttered urban terrain.

Unmatched maneuverability and ease of use allow the Hornet Maxi to capture real-time video and high-resolution digital images from any position. Instrumented with Adaptive Flight’s FCS20 Advanced Flight Control System, the Hornet Maxi is so advanced that it is easy to operate. Take-off is as simple as a push of a button. Fly with a standard joystick controller or preprogram the flight on the Hornet Ground Control Station. Navigate close to buildings. Simulate complete missions in advance.