Pyka: All Red and Green and Unpiloted

Dean Sigler Electric Powerplants, Sustainable Aviation Leave a Comment

Appearing in a festive nighttime garb of red and green lights, Pyka’s aerial sprayer has been authorized by Costa Rica’s General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC) to fly unpiloted aerial spraying missions at night. Pelican night spray missions are a go! Pyka recently secured the world’s first regulatory approval for nighttime aerial spray operations with a fixed-wing UAS. Read more about this industry breakthrough here – https://t.co/3SdOndk6pu#flypyka pic.twitter.com/c6aZv8vWhs — Pyka (@flypyka) November 2, 2022 The fully autonomous, all electric craft is now approved to spray large banana plantations – both day and night.  Since the aircraft flies well-defined routes daily, spraying crops at night should be no different. This first-ever regulatory approval to fly unmanned aerial spray missions at night …