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Black Swift Technologies

Based in Boulder, CO and founded in 2011, Black Swift Technologies is recognized for delivering reliable, robust, and highly accurate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) capable of flying scientific payloads in demanding atmospheric environments (high-altitude, arctic, desert, corrosive particulates, and strong turbulence). Our purpose-built scientific aerial platforms are used around the globe for a variety of specialized atmospheric research missions in extreme conditions, including monitoring and assessing wildland fires, volcanoes, tornadoes, and hurricanes.

The Black Swift S2

A purpose-built research platform engineered to achieve high altitude flights through strong winds and damaging particulates, the Black Swift S2™ is a durable, terrain-following sUAS platform suitable for deployment in harsh environments typical of nomadic scientific field campaigns.

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Why We’re Different

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Data-Centric Flight Control

Black Swift Technologies’ SwiftCore™ Flight Management System (FMS) is a payload-focused control system enabling real-time telemetry and control through its autopilot data link.

Modular Field-Swappable Payload System

Indicative of its science-based missions and flight heritage, the Black Swift S2 UAS features a unique modular field-swappable payload system, extending the utility of your UAS.

On-Board Augmented Intelligence

Through AI systems and machine learning algorithms, Black Swift Technology’s intelligent fault detection can predict system failures before they happen.

In The News

Black Swift Technologies Developing Active Navigation Enabling Fixed-Wing UAS to Fly Autonomously Around Obstacles and Over Rugged Terrain

Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm recognized for its purpose-built scientific aerial platforms, announced today it has completed the first phase of a NASA funded project to demonstrate the effectiveness of fusing a host of onboard sensors to develop a terrain-following fixed-wing unmanned aircraft system (UAS), in this case, it will be demonstrated using the Black Swift S2™ UAS.

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