The Astro is the latest drone from Freefly systems In 2021.
Freefly’s latest commercial drone platform with RTK, 60 megapixel Sony camera, LTE cloud connectivity, mission computer and more. Astro is backed by the team at Freefly with 100,000+ successful commercial drone flights.
Freefly systems carry the most expensive sensors in the world and they test accordingly. Over 75 tests completed and 185+ hours of flight has gone into the development.
Designed, built, flown, crashed, fixed, tested, assembled, supported in Woodinville, WA
A customized version of Skynode powers each Astro. Skynode gives you LTE connectivity, an onboard linux mission computer, and seamless connectivity to Auterion Mission Control and Cloud Suite.
The Auterion ecosystem provides a robust, secure, and scalable drone planning, flight, and compliance management solution which is ready for the enterprise.
CENTIMETER LEVEL ACCURACY
Astro is equipped with our multi-band RTK system with centimeter level precision. Using the latest GNSS module from u-blox (F9P) our RTK will give you rock solid height and position hold.
SUPER LIGHT BATTERIES
Astro batteries come in two sizes and feature the latest 2170 round cell lithium ion batteries. These cells combine high energy density with incredible cycle life. Freefly gaurantees at least 500 cycles on our SL series batteries.
The SL series batteries feature an OLED screen that reports key data to the user and communicate with Astro via our open CAN battery protocol so you can track battery health and usage fleetwide.
Freefly designed an ultra lightweight 3-axis gimbal to go with Astro that is open architecture so we can adapt to new payloads. The gimbal features a payload quick release so you can quickly switch cameras and a gimbal quick release so you can quickly remove from Astro.