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RIEGL Release Video of RiCOPTER UAV Flight Demonstration

By Caroline Rees / 24 Oct 2014

RIEGL RiCOPTER Flight DemoRIEGL have released a video of the flight performance of their recently launched RiCOPTER UAV laser scanning system.

RiCOPTER is a high-performance UAV which can be equipped with the RIEGL VUX-1 survey-grade LiDAR sensor to offer a fully integrated turnkey solution and marks the first complete UAS LiDAR solution from one manufacturer.

The robust and reliable RiCOPTER platform design includes a fully integrated RIEGL VUX LiDAR sensor, IMU/ GNSS unit with antenna, control unit, and up to 4 optional cameras providing remarkable measuring characteristics: 330deg Field of View, 500,000 measurements/sec., and 10mm accuracy.

The Class 1 unmanned aircraft system can be flown at a maximum operating altitude of 550 meters with a maximum take-off mass of up to 25kg and a maximum payload of 16kg, providing a long flight endurance of 30 minutes.

RiCOPTER flight characteristics are smooth and stable in hovering positions, as well as on demanding flight maneuvers under challenging conditions.

VIDEO: RIEGL RiCOPTER Flight Demonstration

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Posted by Caroline Rees Caroline co-founded Unmanned Systems Technology and has been at the forefront of the business ever since. With a Masters Degree in marketing Caroline has her finger on the pulse of all things unmanned and is committed to showcasing the very latest in unmanned technical innovation. Connect & Contact