Gallery Hydrone 1
Gallery Hydrone 1
April 2021
By Delair
Headquarters 31670, France

Hydrone - A long range Hydrogen Electric Drone for Industrial and Security application

The solution is a long range, long endurance, electric, hydrogen drone. It is a fiber-glass fixed wing drone. The wingspan is 3.3m, the weight is 17kg, it is mainly made of fiber-glass with electronic components and actuators. The whole drone is manufactured in Delair's factory, in Toulouse. The drones can be used for several thousands of hours.

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Key features

  • Range of up to 300km
  • It is silent. Less than 50 dBA at a distance of 100m
  • 380 times less energy required compared to a helicopter, to fly
  • 99.8% reduction of CO2 emission compared to helicopter


  • At least 8 times cheaper than helicopter per flight hour
  • 50% savings on the staff (only 1 operator rather than 1 pilot + 1 observer onboard the helicopter)

Categories of Application

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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