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On Friday, Zenith surpassed it’s goal of 96-hours in testing the endurance of it’s Quad 8 tethered aerial vehicle. The company will continue flight hours into the weekend and will land only if severe weather moves in. If you would like to speak to a representative about your mission needs, please call Don Leckrone at […]
INTEGRATION DEMONSTRATES VERSATILITY OF LONG-ENDURANCE, HEAVY-LIFT, READILY DEPLOYABLE QUAD 8 AFTON, VA: Zenith Aerotech announced today that it has integrated an advanced flight radar, gimbaled EO/IR camera, and mobile ad hoc networking radio on the company’s Quad 8 tethered mid-range, unmanned aircraft system (sUAS). The engineering work, which was done at the behest of an […]
On Monday, Zenith’s Quad 8 tethered aerial vehicle took flight for a 96-hour endurance test, flying with Echodyne’s flight radar and an EO/IR camera, streaming across a fiber optic cable. ZAT Director, Don Leckrone provided a mid-week update today on social media outlets.
PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN COMPANIES TO ENABLE BETTER, LONGER RANGE DRONE DETECTION WITH COUNTERMEASURES AFTON, VA: Zenith Aerotech, a leading developer of highly customizable, heavy-lift tethered drones (aerial vehicles), announced today that it is partnering with Sydney and Virginia-based DroneShield to provide enhanced drone detection capabilities, along with a range of countermeasures. As part of the distribution […]
Persistent Elevated Communications Relay. Reliable communications is key to coordinating any critical mission—be they military, law enforcement, emergency response, firefighting, or disaster relief. But even radios must obey the laws of physics. So what happens when topography blocks line-of-sight communications? You need an airborne relay. Zenith Aerotech’s family of tethered drones (aerial vehicles) can provide […]
Zenith Aerotech is an Afton, Virginia-based company that designs and builds Tethered Aerial Vehicles (TAVs) for use in public safety, defense, industrial, and media applications. We leverage a deep understanding TAV operation, components, and technologies to provide highly customizable solutions.