The new fully integrated RiCOPTER UAV in flight
RiCOPTER, RIEGL’s ready to fly remotely piloted airborne laser scanning system (equipped with the survey grade VUX-1 LiDAR sensor), is a high-performance UAV that 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 four 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 max. operating altitude of 550meters with a maximum take-off mass of up to 25kg, a max 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.