Pyka Tests Unmanned Crop Sprayer Over U.S. Farms

With a 625-lb. payload, the Pelican can carry 20 times more liquid than drones now used for crop spraying.
Credit: Pyka
For a startup, speed to market is everything. And California-based Pyka has a “minimum viable product” it believes can accelerate fielding of two of the hottest technologies in aviation: autonomy and electric propulsion. Pyka is developing an unmanned, electric-powered aircraft for crop spraying—a...

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