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VA001 Unmanned Aircraft System

The UAV can fly at altitudes of 15,000ft and reach up to a range of 18,500nm. It has the ability to endure for approximately ten days without refuelling.


Zephyr S pseudo-satellite drone hits record altitude of 76,100 ft

Airbus high-endurance stratosphere drone, the Zephyr S, has set a new altitude record for an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) in its class, soaring to 76,100 ft (23,915 m) in the skies over Arizona during two flights totaling 36 days aloft.

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Vanilla Smashes World Record: >8 days, >12,000 miles

Vanilla Unmanned demonstrated 8 days, 50 minutes, and 47 seconds of continuous flight, with their Vanilla Aircraft UAV breaking the world record for un-refueled, internal combustion endurance of an unmanned aircraft. The aircraft launched from Rogers Dry Lakebed on Friday, September 24th and was recovered on Saturday,  October 2nd having flown 12,200 miles over Edwards Air Force Base.


X-Wing First fully-automated flight

Pegasus Actuators acknowledges this achievement and is proud
to support the future in aviation.

February 2021

The Czech customer Liaz asked for our assistance and we at Pegasus Actuators are now serving another most promising European uav project with our servo actuators.

The SkySpotter 150 VTOL UAV is a fully autonomous and independently operating unmanned helicopter system, providing multiple advantages such as:

  • Tasks to be undertaken in close proximity to the object under observation at the lowest possible altitude.
  • Protecting the pilot while performing tasks in hazardous areas
  • Autonomous and automatic flight modes
  • 15 minutes flight readyness
  • Multiple payload oportunities
  • Lowest manpower requirements
  • 650 lbs MTOW
  • 85 lbs payload
  • Up to 5 hrs flight endurance

August 2020

Machining Center achieves full operability.

Pegasus Actuators is proud to announce that its CNC machining center achieved full operability.

With the investment into a 3-axis milling machine with optional 4th axis as well as hiring highly trained and experienced personnel Pegasus Actuators now has the possiblities to enhances its in-house production capabilities and gain more freedom for individualized customer solutions of our products. The new possibilities of shortening the development time from an early sketch to the final product using methods from rapid prototyping with 3D-printers to CNC-machining unfold a whole new era of development and manufacturing to our engineers to raise the bar for benchmark actuators made in Germany.

July 2020

LAFLAMME AERO INC. and Pegasus Actuators

Our Canadian customer LAFLAMME AERO INC. developed the  LX300 Tandem Rotor VTOL UAV helicopter.

With its unique capabilities it is best suited for commercial applications. The LX300 tolerates high winds and can operate in harsh conditions. David and Enrick Laflamme of LAFLAMME AERO INC. depend on our Pegasus PA-R-340-7 type servo actuators to position the LX300´s tandem rotor swash plates!

September 2019

Pegasus collaboration with the tactical UAV designers from AUTH

Greece has entered a new era in the design, development and production of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and its Laboratory of Fluid Mechanics & Turbomachinery (LFMT) was a pioneer and a key player in this effort, starting with the HCUAV RX-1. With a rather conventional, boom-mounted inverted V-tail configuration, the RX-1 made its maiden flight back in 2016.

Shortly after, the LFMT made a breakthrough by initiating two new, UAV-design related projects: The DELAER RX-3 and the MPU RX-4. The RX-3 is a tactical UAV that will be able to cover large-scale surveillance missions and swiftly deliver 50kg of useful payload via airdrop in times of crisis or rescue missions, whereas the RX-4 is a micro, versatile UAV that will be able to cover surveillance-related missions at almost any terrain using its novel VTOL and hovering capabilities.

The three robotic unmanned airborne systems, RX-1, RX-3 and RX-4, were presented at the Thessaloniki International Fairs (TIFs) that took place in 2016, 2018 and 2019, respectively.

Pegasus Actuators supplied the control surface actuators for those systems.

Professor Kyros Yakinthos, Director, Laboratory of Fluid Mechanics & Turbomachinery Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki had this to say about us: "Thank you guys! I really appreciate your support and your will to help us!"

May 2019

Pegasus Actuators GmbH and The Technical University of Darmstadt

Pegasus Actuators GmbH supplies redundant servo actuators to the Technical University of Darmstadt, Flight Systems and Control Technology for the SiFliegeR aerospace research program of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy.

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March 2019

Certification according to ISO 9001:2015

Our Quality management system has been certified by the German certification institute TÜV SÜD according to ISO 9001:2015 in March 2019.

Elektra Solar GmbH

Elektra Solar GmbH, is an official spin-off of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and a manufacturer of highly sophisticated ultralight solar powered aircraft.

The company owns and controls various intellectual properties and, in additionally to the aircraft offers rights for system components, such as engine and autopilot. The aircraft are available as optional piloted (OPS) or unmanned (UAS) versions. Depending on the payload, the aircraft are used for scientific and surveillance tasks.

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"Watch the Elektra Two Solar optionally piloted air vehicle and its autonomous take off, way-point flight and landing, all controlled by our PA-RR-340 type Redundant Actuators featuring the additional Pegasus RA-4 type OPV clutch assembly"

April 2018

Pegasus supports the "FVA"

Pegasus supports the "FVA" i.e. Aviation Association of the technical university Aachen and their FVA 29 project with PA-R-250-8 servo actuators. The project comprises the development and integration of a retractable propeller / electro motor / assembly and a battery unit into a ASW 28-18 glider aircraft.

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