First Hop for the Hammerhead

Piaggio have achieved the first major steps in turning their distinctive Piaggio Avanti business turboprop into the Hammerhead medium altitude long endurance (MALE) unmanned air vehicle (UAV).

The video below shows the first take-off of the P.1HH Demo aircraft from Sicily’s Trapani airbase on November 14, shortly before the Dubai Airshow where the company had a large presence thanks to Emirati stakeholders, the Mubadala Development Company.

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One thought on “First Hop for the Hammerhead

  1. congrats for the successful first flight but one should ask whether it can compete with the exisiting natural born UAVs when it comes to endurance

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