Censys Sentaero 5 VTOL BVLOS

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    The Censys Sentaero 5 is a cutting-edge, long-range, fixed-wing VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) UAV, designed for BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight) commercial operations. This drone is a relationship-focused, American-manufactured product from Censys Technologies, known for its standout customer service. The Sentaero V2, an affordable commercial UAV, is capable of multispectral and high-resolution monitoring missions in industries like agriculture, construction, and infrastructure.

    We provide a Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) service package in Canada for the Sentaero RPAS, enabling operations beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS). Request for Quote for more details.

    Key Features:

    • Field-Swappable Universal Payload System: Integrate LiDAR, Micasense Multispectral, or PhaseOne High-resolution mapping cameras. Custom integration available, contact us.
    • BVLOS Approved: With over 45 FAA BVLOS approvals, the Sentaero 5 is a proven leader in extended-range operations.
    • VTOL Capability: Offers the flexibility to take off in tight areas with the ability to stop and hover.
    • Easy Travel: Designed for portability, it easily fits into a car and can be checked on commercial flights.
    • American Manufactured: Proudly produced at Censys Technologies' headquarters in Daytona Beach, FL.
    • Safety Redundancies: Equipped with features like stall prevention, lost link, and low battery return-to-launch (RTL).


    • Flight Time: Up to 1.5 hours.
    • Cruise Speed: 40 mph.
    • Max Range: 55 miles.
    • Max Wind Resistance: 20-25 mph.

    Ideal for:

    • The Sentaero 5 is perfect for professionals in agriculture, construction, infrastructure, and other sectors requiring advanced UAV capabilities for extended-range missions.

    Additional Information:

    • The Sentaero 5 stands out for its robust design, safety features, and American manufacturing, making it a reliable choice for demanding commercial drone operations.

    The Censys Sentaero 5 is a top-tier choice for professionals seeking a reliable, long-range VTOL UAV for BVLOS operations.


    1. Dimensions: 94.1” x 50.7” x 14”
    2. Empty Weight: 19 lbs.
    3. Payload Weight: 4 lbs.
    4. Maximum Weight: 24 lbs.
    5. Manufacturer Approved Payload Options:
      • Sony a6400
      • Sony A7RIV
      • Mica-sense Altum PT
      • Colibri 212 Gimbaled EO/IR
      • Phase One iXM-100mp
      • WorksWell Wiris Pro IR
      • YellowScan Mapper+ LIDAR
    6. Power Source: Lithium Polymer Battery
    7. Airframe: EPO foam (primary), carbon fiber
    8. DAA: Casia I – DAA, ADS B-In
    9. Communication Encryption: AES 128
    10. Radio:
      • Primary: SkyHopper Pro V-2.4 GHz (C2, Video Link)
      • Secondary: FrSky x-Lite 915 MHz (C2)
      • Optional: Elsight Halo Cellular C2 Link
    11. Operation Radius (max): 3 miles & 6 Statue Miles
    12. Max Range: 55 Miles
    13. Cruise Speed: 40 mph
    14. Maximum Climb Rate: 11 fps
    15. Maximum Descent Rate: 20 fps
    16. Maximum Turn Rate: 40 deg/s
    17. Maximum Altitude: 10,000 Ft. MSL density altitude
    18. Maximum Wind: 20 MPH Sustained, 25 MPH Gusting
    19. Operational Temperatures: 30°F to 100°F
    20. Autopilot: Auterion Mission Control
    21. GCS: Laptop, Tablet Capable, Handheld Controller
    22. RemoteID: Compliant
    23. Setup Time: ~7 minutes
    24. Takeoff/Landing Type: VTOL
    25. Maintenance Requirements: 150 Flight Hour Service
    26. Turn Radius (at max wind): 250 ft
    27. Maximum Duration: 80 minutes
    28. Extended Variable Ranges w

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