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China Drones: What You Should Know

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The photos don't reveal much about China drones, but they do show many interesting facts. Continue reading to learn about the Wing Loong 2, Caihong 5 and other drones from China. These drones are yours to choose whether you buy them. In this video, we will also show you what to look for. These drones are most often used for commercial purposes. But what about the others that aren’t yet on sale?

Wing Loong 2

The Chengdu Wing Loong II (GJ-2), a remote controlled, unmanned flight unmanned aerial vehicle that can be remotely controlled and operated by the Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group in People's Republic of China, is called the Chengdu Wing Loong II. It is designated militaryly as GJ-2. The Chengdu Wing Loong II is used for military trials, as well as civilian applications. It has won many awards, including being the first civilian drone with an international patent.

Wing Loong can maintain airborne flight for up to 20 hour and can reach speeds of 370kph. The Wing Loong's flight endurance is listed as 27 hours. However, the Chinese company did no provide information about how many flights it had completed during testing. The Wing Loong 2 can be used for civilian purposes as well as military purposes. It can also serve as a surveillance tool, aerial photography, video production or surveillance tool. China does not publicly display its military capabilities.

Caihong 5

China is quickly rising to be a major supplier of UAVs with strike capability. China has sold 181 drones to 13 countries over the period 2008-2018, three-quarters of them being strike-capable. In the same period, the Wing Loong series, and the popular Caihong series, accounted for 35.4% and 53.6%, respectively. This trend is expected to continue with the new CH-5, which will take on UAVs from Israel and the United States.

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Caihong 5 features a radome nose, upward-pointing Vtail and a radome tail. It can fly at an altitude of 9,000 meters, compared with the 7,200-meter range of the gasoline-powered piston-engine variant. The heavy fuel engine also reduces fuel consumption by about 20%, making it more cost-effective to operate. China's Caihong 5, the most powerful drone, is now available.

Wing Loong 1E

Wing-Loong-1E (a multi-purpose strike-capable UAV capable of performing multiple purposes) is the latest addition to the Wing Loong Family of large unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs). It was recently flown its maiden flight. Although AVIC has not released any specific details, a prototype was shown at the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in 2010. It is unique in aerodynamic design and features upward-pointing winglets.

The new Wing Loong-1E China drone is made in Chengdu, a city in Sichuan province. This facility specializes on unmanned aerial devices (UAVs), and it shows that China is keen to produce its own drones. While the Wing Loong 1E drone is smaller than its predecessor it is expected to last longer due to composite materials used and better aerodynamics. The new drone is expected have a greater range, endurance and efficiency.

Wing Loong II

A Chinese UAV named the Wing Loong II is rumored to be a contender to replace the MQ-1 Predator in the Middle East. According to the company this country expressed interest recently in purchasing 300 unmanned planes. Saudi Arabia and Pakistan were also mentioned as interested, with Pakistan agreeing to jointly manufacture 48 units of the Chinese drone. But, before these countries buy Wing Loong IIs, it's crucial to verify its suitability to be used for military purposes.

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Wing Loong II can carry more advanced versions of the original. The newer model is capable of carrying up to twelve air–to-surface missiles. The Wing Loong II was first introduced to the PLAAF by the Wing Loong II in November 2018. It is the second model from the Wing Loong range. It is an upgraded version of the Wing Loong that has already been deployed in China's military. Both the GJ-2 and the Wing Loong II have similar capabilities, but the Wing Loong II has a larger platform.

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Do drones fall under the control of the FAA?

The FAA oversees all aspects of drone operations, including safety standards, certification requirements, and licensing procedures.

Do I require special training to fly a drone

No, you don't need special training to fly your drone. All you need is a remote control unit and some basic knowledge of flight mechanics.

Where can a drone be purchased?

You can find many different types of drones online. Some people prefer to buy drones online via Amazon, eBay and Walmart. Others opt to purchase their drones direct from manufacturers.

What laws apply to flying drones?

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), regulates drone operations in the United States. To operate a drone commercially, you must first get a certificate from the FAA. You must then complete a course on piloting skills and pass an examination. You will then need to pay an agency fee.


  • Research and Markets predict a growth rate of 51.1% over the next five years. (thedroneu.com)
  • According to Indeed, a drone pilot gets paid $25.73 per hour on average in the US. (dronesgator.com)
  • With the top 10% making over $100/h and the bottom 10% making as low as $10/h. (dronesgator.com)

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How To

Repairing A Drone's Damaged Motor

You must first identify the damaged part of your motor before you can fix it. It is easy to do this by removing the propeller shaft from the motor shaft. Next, remove all wires from the motor shaft and inspect the internal workings. If you find something wrong, it is time to identify the problem.

If the motor is in good condition, you shouldn't worry. But if it looks like one of the images below, you will need to replace parts before you can fly again.

Suppose a motor has been bent up so it won't turn anymore. The motor must be bent again. To hold the motor, use a vice grip or pair of pliers. Once you've done this, make sure to check the motor thoroughly for signs of wear.

Once everything is in order, attach the propeller to the motor shaft. Now your drone is ready to fly!


China Drones: What You Should Know