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Yamaha YMR-01 Agricultural Drone Launched at CES 2018


Everybody on earth knows Yamaha – the famous motorbike manufacturer, but the company actually also produces other vehicles such as outboard engines, watercraft and starting today – drones. They did indeed just unveil a drone namely called YMR-01, an aircraft aimed at pesticide application in agricolture.

Yamaha YMR-01Yamaha isn’t new to this, they have been producing the R-Max for decades now, a remote helicopter used for the same job, but of course a drone will be easier to setup and utilize.

The Yamaha YMR-01 comes with six arms and eight rotors, which means there two some arms with two rotors, those are technically called “vertical coaxial” rotors. Yamaha the stated that the special design helps the drone create a more effective downward air currents for an optimal application of pesticides.

Yamaha YMR-01

The drone was actually revealed at the Next Generation Agriculture Expo Tokyo, but now it’s been displayed at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, which means more people will get to know about it.

Yamaha YMR-01

Learn more about the Yamaha YMR-01 on the company’s official website.

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