EchoFlight
UAV Radar

Built on MESA technology, EchoFlight is an airborne radar designed for airspace detect-and-avoid on unmanned aircraft. With rich-data output choices for onboard or ground-controlled guidance and unique hooks for integration with other sensors, like ADS/B, EchoFlight is ideal for detecting and tracking cooperative and non-cooperative traffic to ensure mission safety. 

For MALE/HALE flights that might use commercial airspace, EchoFlight provides unrivaled airspace situational awareness in all weather conditions. 

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Breakthrough performance

EchoFlight's MESA technology brings compact lightweight ESA radar performance to improve UAS mission safety and success.

Ultra-low SWaP

The size of a paperback book, EchoFlight delivers true beam-steering accuracy.

High fidelity data

Multiple options for data output and integration into navigation platforms, from low bitrate fully processed Tracks to data-rich R/V maps.

Proven. Reliable. Ready to Explore.

In use by private companies, Federal agencies, and UAS research centers, EchoFlight offers superior sensor performance for unmanned aircraft.

Field of view

120° azimuth x 80° elevation

Angular resolution

±1° azimuth x ±3° elevation

Frequency

K-band. 24.45 - 24.65 (multichannel)

Size

20.3 cm x 16.3 cm x 4 cm

Data output

R/Vmaps: 40 MB/s

Detections: 1 MB/s

Tracks: 25 kB/s

EchoFlight radar on experimental aircraft for intruder testing

EchoFlight radar mounted on Ownship wing strut for demonstration of intruder detection and tracking

EchoFlight radar on Xwing autonomous aircraft.

Learn more about EchoFlight for airborne DAA.