Valmie Resources Inc. is putting the finishing touches on a next generation training vehicle in preparation for the delivery of five unmanned aircraft base units from ALTI UAS. Valmie will add the five innovative hybrid systems to its existing product line of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as it continues preparing to enter the commercial stage of operations.
Valmie’s updated V3-QPa unmanned training aircraft recently took its maiden flight and will be used for demonstrations and in-house training, preparing professional operators to fly the five new aircraft during future commercial missions.
Similar to ALTI’s Transition BASE systems, Valmie’s V3-QPa training aircraft has vertical take off and land (VTOL) capability, extended duration in the air, an efficient aerodynamic design, and a large payload bay area.
“Through its collaborations, Valmie leverages expertise and resources to develop training experiences that will result in fully capable pilots,” said Gerald B. Hammack, President and CEO of Valmie Resources. “Together with Valmie’s 333 Exemption to operate unmanned aircraft within the U.S. National Airspace System, the company is preparing to take on a variety of multi-faceted UAV projects involving aircraft, expert consultation, custom fabrication, and commercial UAV services.”
In addition to ALTI UAS, Valmie has brought together top resources including Praxis Aerospace Concepts (PACI), a well-respected U.S. consultancy offering a unique mix of proprietary technology and domain expertise. The firm specializes in white label services and provides unmanned systems and autonomous technology testing for various universities and corporations.
Vertitek, Valmie’s wholly owned subsidiary, developed the V3-QPa. Vertitek offers design and customization of prototypes for commercial UAVs in a wide range of sizes and categories.
The rugged ALTI BASE systems feature the versatility of a multi-copter and the altitude, travel distance, and flight times associated with fixed-wing UAVs. This model has a large payload bay area that can open to fit and mount a wide range of cameras, sensors and other equipment. The systems will provide Valmie with broad flexibility and mission scopes.
ALTI UAS products are based on many years of industry, technology and development experience. The company founder pioneered a range of commercial and industrial multi-rotor systems including the first small UAS with rapid deploy folding airframes, front mounted camera gimbals, and other unique features now found on many other systems.
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