Aeromapper Talon

The Aeromapper Talon is our best-selling fixed-wing mapping drone. This sUAS turnkey system is ideal for ultra-accurate data collection, scouting, monitoring, mapping, and surveying thanks to its swappable payloads. Among the payloads available in the Emlid Reach M2 multi-band PPK UAV Mapping kit, a 36 Mp RGB (PPK compatible), Micasense Rededge MX, Micasense Altum, and Eyeshot Pro video downlink system for surveillance. But it does not stop there as our Aeromapper Talon is highly customizable with other sensors.

Its 2hr maximum endurance and high wind resistance allow users to triple their productivity when comparing to other sub-1Kg drones which require constant landings between missions to swap the batteries and can’t fly is moderate to strong winds.

The Aeromapper Talon can operate in tight areas thanks to its parachute system and simplicity of hand launches. Its field-proven long-range communications link enables users to fly as far as 30kms away from the launch location, making it ideal for BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight) missions, having strong telemetry and control links.

The Aeromapper Talon now features ADS-B: the drone reports live the location and altitude of nearby manned aircraft so all operators can safely share airspace.

The Aeromapper Talon is a Transport Canada compliant drone.

Up To 2hr Endurance

3cm Accuracy No GCPs

Fully Autonomous

Our Best Seller UAV Package

Long Range Links (+30Kms)

Parachute Recovery

Why Choose The Aeromapper Talon

The Aeromapper Talon offers the easiest way to achieve ultra-accurate data for surveying, photogrammetry & mapping, DEMs, orthomosaics, point clouds and more with exceptional image resolution and high accuracy. The Aeromapper Talon takes five minutes to get ready in the field and flies fully autonomously after it is hand launched, and lands via parachute recovery or automatic belly landing. The standard kit is delivered with a 24 megapixel RGB camera along but can also be order with a wide range of additional sensors. This impressive fixed wing drone offers up to 2 hours of maximum endurance it its standard configuration (that is, with the default 24 Mp RGB camera). Its airframe is made in durable EPO foam body (not Styrofoam) and reinforced with carbon fiber, providing many years of use and abuse.

The Aeromapper Talon can cover up to 8 Km2 (800 has = 1,970 acres) per flight at 400ft agl achieving 2.4 cm/pixel. Higher resolutions can be achieved with its optional 36 Mp RGB camera.

Now the Aeromapper Talon can be ordered with the Emlid Reach M2 PPK UAV Mapping kit, which consists of a multi-band GNSS receiver onboard the aircraft and the Reach RS2, a dual-frequency GNSS base. This kit provides absolutely the best solution for accurate mapping in PPK mode, providing centimeter accuracy on your deliverables with minimal or no Ground Control Points.

NEW! Now, of 2020 all our Aeromapper Talons are now shipped with an integrated ADS-B live air traffic data system, allowing the drone operator to receive flight information from other manned aircraft within a 100km radius. This upgrade provides an unprecedented level of flight safety to your UAV operations. The system receives information such as position, altitude, speed, trajectory and map location which can be viewed in Mission Planner in real time.

True multisensor UAV platform

The Aeromapper Talon comes equipped with a 24Mp RGB camera as standard configuration, but it can be upgraded to a 36 Mp for photogrammetry with stunning resolution.

The Micasense Rededge M or MX professional multispectral sensors can also be ordered for the Aeromapper Talon for the ultimate too in large area crop health analysis and precision agriculture. These sensors are swappable with the primary RGB camera and Emlid M2 UAV PPK Mapping kit.

Additionally, we can integrate other sensors such as Parrot Sequoia, Flir Thermal sensors or others, on request.

Surveillance Payload

Order our Eyeshot Pro video payload to add scouting and observation capabilities to your Aeromapper Talon. Inspect an area of interest from long distances and gather HD video or thermal imagery for later analysis.  This payload option provides real-time high-resolution video from the forward-looking cameras, either day or thermal infrared. Available with a standard link range of 20kms but extendable to 40kms upon request.

From Canada to the World

All the units we produce in our headquarters in Canada are individually flight tested and delivered ready to fly. Its fully modular constructions allow for quick easy replacement of parts.

95% of our customers use the Aeromappers with cero training or any previous experience. The Aeromappers are extremely easy to operate and are delivered with a very comprehensive instruction manual, along with unlimited customer support.  However, we offer an optional & affordable online training course, and hands-on flight training in some cases, if required.

We offer unlimited ongoing support via phone, skype, WhatsApp or email. Friendly and expert personnel always ready to answer your questions.

Simply put, the Aeromapper Talon is the ideal fixed wing work horse for ALL your data collection needs.

Aeromapper Talon Key Features

Emlid Reach M2 PPK Mapping Kit for Aeromappers fixed wing and multirotor drones Aeromao canadian dealer

The Aeromapper Talon is now available with the Emlid Reach M2 PPK UAV Mapping kit to drastically cut the number of ground control points (GCPs) and simplify the setup process on-site, while maximizing the accuracy to centimeter levels even in remote areas. This Mapping kit includes the Reach RS2 multi-band GNSS base.

The Aeromapper Talon is equipped with an ADS-B system for live air traffic data reporting, allowing the drone operator to receive flight information from manned aircraft within a 100km radius. The system receives information such as position, altitude, speed, trajectory and map location which can be viewed in Mission Planner flight management software in real time.

The ideal tool for surveying and precision agriculture when used with any of our multispectral camera options available, Micasense Readedge MX or Micasense Altum. As manufacturers we can custom-install other brands and makes of sensors and cameras. Please Contact Us to get a quote for a custom installation of your sensor of choice.

With our new Eyeshot Pro real time video system you can have a constant eye in the sky when not doing mapping missions. This payload is swappable so you don’t have to get another aircraft. Ideal for situational awareness, inspection, wild life observation, surveillance, environmental monitoring, infrastructure monitoring.

In addition to parachute recovery, the Aeromapper talon automatically belly lands perfectly every time, even in strong crosswind situations. Minimum area for a parachute recovery is 50x 20m. Minimum area required for an automatic belly landing is 150m long x 10m wide. (link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npgTk3JI79s)

Complete UAV system including everything you need at the most competitive price: Aeromapper UAV complete system, survey grade 24 Mp camera, ADS-B system, Long Range telemetry module (+30Kms), carrying case, batteries & charger, handheld controller, Instruction Manual and unlimited customer support. Users just need to add a laptop.

Customers like Lockheed Martin, Environment Canada, Nature conservancy of Canada, Zoological society of London, University of Alaska Fairbanks and more have chosen the Aeromapper Talon for their daily operations. Benefit from our world class speedy team of experts that are ready to assist with your UAV program.

 

Field proven BVLOS capabilities: since early 2016 the Aeromapper Talon started shipping with a long range control and telemetry system. Demonstrated in this BVLOS operation case here: (Full story here: link)

Multiply the productivity per flight: the Aeromapper Talon cover up to 8sq.km (1,976 acres) @125m (400ft) agl in a single flight, offering the best area coverage on the market and the lowest cost per acre surveyed.

  • Construction: EPO foam (durable, easy to repair, carbon fiber reinforced).
  • Wingspan: 2 m.
  • Weight: 3500 grs.
  • Endurance: 2 Hours in standard configuration (single mapping camera).
  • Launch: Very easy to hand-launch.
  • Landing: Parachute or automatic belly landing.
  • Communications link range: +30kms. Tested in real BVLOS flight operations (Beyond Visual Line of Sight).
  • Max. Altitude: About 4500 masl.
  • Cruise speed: 59 Km/h.
  • Camera: Sony 24Mp with survey grade lens. More sensor combinations are available.
  • Flight modes: Manual, Stabilize, Return to Home, Fly be Wire, Auto.
  • Wind Tolerance: up to 45 km/h. for flight and autonomous belly landing. 25km/h for parachute landing.
  • Maximum speed: +110 Km/h. Great stability and minimal roll & pitch oscillations in gusty conditions = no gimbal required for cameras & sensors.
  • Failsafe: Automatically returns to home & loiter upon loss of RC link. Other failsafe routines available.
  • Telemetry: Battery status, alt, ground speed, compass, attitude, distance travelled, time on air (speech enabled), and more than +200 parameters more.
  • Moving map display / telemetry: Drone position and heading, commands on map, fly to point on map, altitude changes, remote spot camera trigger, mission route, and more.
  • Weather: -20oC to +40oC.

GSD (ground resolution)

Altitude AGL (meters)

Area coverage per flight

1.6 cm/pixel

85 m

5.2 km2

2.4 cm/pixel

125 m

8 km2

4.8 cm/pixel

250 m

14.7 km2

7.8 cm/pixel

400 m

25 km2

11.7 cm/pixel

600 m

35 km2

  • Area coverage per 90 min flight, including takeoff and recovery flight time. Larger areas can be covered in several flights in the same day.
  • Calculated with 30% side overlap.
  • Calculated using the standard 24 Mp camera & lens provided.
  • For 3D terrain models side overlap must be minimum 60%, reducing estimated area coverage per flight.
  • Aeromapper Talon Unmanned System Ready to Fly.
  • One set of batteries & charger.
  • 30 Km Telemetry Link system.
  • Sony 24 mp camera with 20mm lens.
  • ADS-B live air traffic data system.
  • User’s Manuals & Documentation.
  • Heavy duty carrying case.
  • Unlimited support.
  • Mission Planner Software.

Optional Additions and Pricing

Aeromapper Talon complete mapping system ready to fly:

Includes 24 Mp camera, Long Range Telemetry Module, ADS-B upgrade, carrying case, batteries & charger, hand-held controller, Manuals and Documentation, mission planning software, unlimited support package, 1 year Limited Warranty.

$10,790 USD

GNSS PPK upgrade:

This kit includes the Reach M2 multi-band GNSS receiver, Reach RS2 multi-band base, GNSS antenna, camera hot-shoe adapter, accessories, case.                                                            Delivered ready to use and installed in the Aeromappers. Also available as stand-alone for other drones.                              Download the ReachView app to control all the features of the Reach receivers, such as setting up a base station, logging RINEX data, configuring NMEA output, and monitoring data.

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PIX4D Mapper software:

Aeromao is an official partner of Pix4D.                                            The Pix4DMapper is the No. 1 photogrammetry software for drone imagery. Works for any camera, any drone and type of imagery.Transform your images into spatial models, quickly and accurately.Measure distances, areas, and volumes. Extract elevation profile data and perform virtual inspections. Full featured perpetual floating license (1 device).                             More information here.

$4,990 USD

Agisoft Metashape:

Perform photogrammetric processing of digital images and 3D spatial data generation. Includes a single user license to process unlimited imagery. Features: Photogrammetric triangulation, Dense point cloud: editing and classification, Digital elevation model, Georeferenced orthomosaic, measure distances and volumes, high accuracy surveying, multispectral and thermal imagery processing, and much more.

$3,499 USD

Hands-on flight training:

This training covers UAV preparation, mission planning and principles of image acquisition, preflight checklist, live flying and recovery.
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Online flight training:

Online training covers UAV preparation review, mission planning and principles of image acquisition, preflight checklist and recovery procedure.
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“Eyeshot Pro” real time video downlink system:

Integrated by Aeromao Inc, the Eyeshot Pro feature swappable day or Thermal Infrared cameras with real time video downlink to ranges up to 20km, extendable to 30kms upon request. Different flight modes allow for easy “patrolling” of the field making it an affordable high end solution for observation and surveillance tasks. The stock camera also records HD video onboard, and Flir Vue Pro series of cameras are available as a swappable sensor. Camera settings can be controlled remotely via long range data link. Includes complete GCS (Ground Control Station) ready to use.
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Micasense Rededge MX:

The RedEdge-MX is a rugged and professional multispectral camera for advanced agricultural analysis. It captures both the spectral calibrated bands required for crop health indices (green, red, red edge and near-infrared), a blue band for deeper insights into specific issues, plus composite RGB imagery. Spot crop problems before they appear – identify nutrient deficiencies – see plant disease before they are visible. Swappable with all other sensors available. Detailed camera information here: https://www.micasense.com/rededge-mx.
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Foxtech 36 Mp RGB full frame camera.

Compatible with Emlid Reach M2 PPK UAV Mapping kit. Includes 35mm lens. Offers a resolution of 1.74 cm/pixel at 400ft agl.

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Micasense Altum

The Altum integrates a radiometric thermal camera with five high-resolution narrow bands, producing advanced thermal, multispectral and high-resolution imagery in one flight for advanced analytics, calibrated and synchronized, perfect for advanced analytics.

Its Five high-resolution lenses allow you to get detailed plant health imagery (5.2 cm GSD) and detailed Digital Surface Models all from 400 ft.

This camera is swappable with all other sensors available for this drone.

For detailed information on this camera go to: https://www.micasense.com/altum

The Altum is delivered ready to use with 128 GB external storage device (USB 3.0), calibrated reflectance panel, DLS 2 light sensor with integrated GPS, cables, and swappable mount.