At interGeo, JOUAV showcased its VTOL Hangar, an unparalleled advancement in the realm of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drones.
This revolutionary technology redefines the landscape of drone automation, setting the stage for a new era of precision and efficiency
The hangar is an innovative system designed to deliver intelligent, efficient, stable, and reliable drone operations across diverse sectors, including powerline inspection, aerial mapping, highway monitoring, smart cities, and open-pit mining.
This system comprises the JOS-C2000 hangar, the CW-15X VTOL drone, and the Jocloud cloud management platform, offering impressive performance and an array of functional features, including:
Advanced Endurance: The CW-15X VTOL drone with state-of-the-art battery technology ensures operational longevity beyond 100 minutes for more efficient and productive missions.
Remote Communication Mastery: With a communication radius stretching up to 30km, the CW-15X VTOL Hangar supports seamless remote operation and data transmission. Operators can monitor and control the UAV from remote locations, enhancing the scope and flexibility of missions.
Payload Versatility: Designed to cater to diverse industry needs, the system boasts the ability to carry a myriad of payloads. From LiDAR technology for precision mapping to RGB cameras and optoelectronic pods for detailed inspections, the VTOL Hangar System adapts to varying applications seamlessly.
The System is intelligent as well as adaptable, ensuring efficient and precise operations with features such as:
Precision in Positioning: The integration of BeiDou and GPS positioning systems empowers the VTOL system with autonomous return and safe landing capabilities, even in the absence of GNSS signals.
Intelligent Hangar Management: The JOS-C2000 hangar features automatic charging functionalities. Upon mission completion, the UAV returns to the hangar for automatic charging, minimizing manual intervention.
Adaptive Operation in Real-Time: Flexible route planning options, including linear, regional, and orthogonal modes, coupled with customizable waypoints and 3D route planning, cater to the diverse needs of various applications. Additionally, the system adapts to wind conditions, ensuring stability during takeoff.
JOUAV’s holds its VTOL Hangar System to high safety and reliability standards, which they believe is reflected in its design:
Obstacle Avoidance Excellence: Equipped with millimeter-wave radar and vision-assisted positioning systems, the UAV can automatically detect and avoid obstacles during landing, ensuring a secure landing, even in challenging environments.
Redundancy and Uninterrupted Operations: Integrated RTK positioning and visual recognition landing technology guarantee precise landings. In the event of power failures, a built-in UPS ensures continuous operation for over 4 hours.
Comprehensive Monitoring: The hangar features a robust surveillance system, including cameras and various sensors, monitoring weather, temperature, humidity, and real-time tracking of the base station and UAV’s operating status.
Already deployed in China, the JOUAV VTOL Hangar System is set to be a transformative asset across multiple sectors. From electrical inspections ensuring grid integrity, to detailed urban mapping, monitoring highways, creating smart cities, and overseeing open-pit mining operations, JOUAV believes the system’s applications are far-reaching.
“Our system is more than a tool; it’s a strategic asset transforming how industries operate. Its adaptability and value are unmatched,” said Blake Wang, Overseas Marketing Director at JOUAV. “We’re excited to witness the impact it will have on our customers’ operations worldwide.”
“The VTOL Hangar System is a paradigm shift in how we perceive drone operations. Its adaptability and performance redefine industry standards,” said Eric Lee, Solutions Engineer at JOUAV. “We’re empowering industries with a tool that doesn’t just meet expectations but exceeds them.”