Rotor provides OEM-standard remote-piloted aircraft and ground support equipment. We also offer a range of aircraft brokerage, maintenance, pilot training, and mission support services to keep you flying 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


Heavy-payload uncrewed helicopter

The R550X is a multi-mission uncrewed helicopter built on the Robinson R44 platform. It’s equipped to lift heavy loads up to 550 kg in all weather conditions – including at night and limited visibility. It ships in a ready-to-fly configuration and can be customized with a range of mission and autonomy payloads.

Ground Control Station

Forward-deployed remote cockpit in a rugged package

The GCS comes ready for service with multiple communications options and redundant electrical power. A side-by-side dual-pilot configuration with quad 32” glass cockpit displays provides situational awareness like you’ve never seen before.


Remote pilot-by-the-hour services delivered on-demand

Focus on the mission and leave the piloting to us. Qualified fleet operators can take advantage of Rotor’s full-service piloting offerings that guarantee mission success at a compelling per-hour price point.

Synthetic Vision and CloudPilot empower pilots to fly from anywhere

Rotor’s Synthetic Vision system is enabled by low-latency satellite and cellular communications. Our mobile ground control system relays digital flight controls to the R550X, and can be operated from thousands miles away, in the most challenging terrain and conditions. 

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Rotor’s systems are designed to keep you in the air – no matter the conditions.

Safety Guaranteed

Rotor’s technology makes sure your pilots always come home at the end of the day, so you never have to choose between crew safety and getting the job done.

Fly Further, Carry More

No crew onboard means more payload, more range, and more mission flexibility. The R550X carries more than twice the effective payload of the Robinson R44.

Simplified Vehicle Operations

Rotor’s software and remote piloting system make single-engined helicopters more reliable and easier to fly, especially in difficult conditions like at night and in degraded visual environments.

Here When You Need Us

Rotor’s support team is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to deliver mission support and assurance for your remote piloted missions – at the push of the mic or click of the button.


Choose your application


The R550X fits in seamlessly to existing helicopter spray operations, and provides immediate cost and productivity benefits.

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Deliver cargo to offshore assets 24 hours a day at lower cost than multi-engine turbine helicopters. Keep flight crews safe and preserve larger aircraft for personnel transport.

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Aerial Work

The R550X combines 550-kg external load capacity with the reliability and maintainability of the world's most popular civilian helicopter.

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Wildland Firefighting

The R550X is a Type 3 helicopter that has been carefully designed to fill multiple firefighting roles, from aerial ignition to initial attack to tactical resupply.

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The R550X At Your Service