Helicopters

All of our platforms are provided by Ascending Technologies.

Firefly
  • Further development of version 1 below
  • Processor: Dual Core Atom up to Core i7
  • Camera: 1-4 Matrix Vision mvBlueFOX
  • Enhanced vibration damping for IMU and other sensors
  • Flexible payload unit mounting



Hexacopter
  •  8” rotors, can tolerate failure of one rotor!
  • Weight = 900 g + 500 g of additional payload
  • Processor: Intel Atom, 1.6 GHz
  • Camera: Point Grey FireFly USB, 100° field of view
  • AscTec AutoPilot flight control unit: IMU (accelerometers, gyros, magnetic compass, air pressure), data fusion and attitude control at 1 kHz. 

Pelican
  •  10” rotors
  • Weight = 1000 g + 500 g of additional payload
  • Processor: Intel Atom, 1.6 GHz
  • Camera: Point Grey FireFly USB, 100° field of view
  • AscTec AutoPilot flight control unit: IMU (accelerometers, gyros, magnetic compass, air pressure), data fusion and attitude control at 1 kHz.
  • First quadcopter running monocular VSLAM and IMU data fusion completely onboard!

Hummingbird
  • Quadrotor helicopter
  • 8” rotors
  • Weight = 500 g + 200 g of additional payload
  • Camera: IDS uEye, more than 180° field of view (USB 2.0)
  • AscTec AutoPilot flight control unit: IMU (accelerometers, gyros, magnetic compass, air pressure), data fusion and attitude control at 1 kHz. 



















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