The Freefly ALTA 8 expands the capabilities of the ALTA line of multi-rotors for our most demanding customers who want to carry the largest cinema payloads on the market. Unpack and be ready to shoot in under five minutes thanks to quick release top and bottom trays, swan-neck carbon booms and proprietary carbon propellers.
Confidently fly professional payloads weighing up to 20-pounds knowing that you are guided by our industry-leading SYNAPSE Flight Controller.* Capture cinematic aerial shots from any perspective with the ability to mount the MōVI on top.
Take your productions to the next level with the ALTA 8 and tackle each challenge you face as an aerial cinematographer head-on.
The ALTA 8 is a Ready-to-Fly system that includes:
The ALTA 8 UAV comes fully assembled and includes all the necessary tools and accessories you will need to mount a MōVI and get it flying. The standard ALTA drone ships with a Quick Release Top Handle, Inverted Landing Gear, FPV mount plate, cables to connect your personal receivers and/or FPV system, and mechanical tools to disassemble & inspect your UAV.
Not Included: The standard ALTA 8 drone configuration does not include a MōVI, batteries, a transmitter, receivers, the Aero Landing Gear (lower landing gear for flying a MōVI in the bottom mount configuration, pictured)
*Please consult the max payload chart in the ALTA 8 Aircraft Flight Manual for specific weight limitations.
Diameter: 1325 mm
(does not include props)
Diameter: 660 mm
(does not include props)
Height (to base of TITH): 263 mm
Number of Motors: 8
Motor Type: Direct Drive 3-Phase PMAC Outrunner
Motor Make and Model: Freefly F45
Motor Max Continuous Power Output: 350 W
Motor Max Instantaneous Peak Power: 950 W
Electronic Speed Controller: Freefly Silent-Drive Sine Wave ESC
Make and Model: Freefly ALTA Propeller
Material: Carbon fiber with balsa core
Propeller Orientation: (4) CW and (4) CCW Props
Propeller Type: 18 x 6 Folding
Nominal Battery Voltage: 6S / 22.2V
Maximum Battery Size: 240 x 180 x 80 mm
Maximum Battery Quantity: 2 Battery Packs (Parallel)
Minimum Battery Quantity: 2 Battery Packs (Parallel)
Battery Connectors: 2x EC5 (Parallel)
Required Minimum Battery Discharge Rating: 205A/500A Peak
Maximum Gross for Takeoff1: 18.16 kg (40.0 lbs)
Maximum Useful Load2: 12.0 kg (26.4 lbs)
Maximum Payload3: 9.1 kg (20.0 lbs)
Typical Standard Empty Weight: 6.2 kg (13.6 lbs)
Always refer to the following aircraft limitations section for complete information on allowable maximum gross weights at different altitudes and temperatures before any flight.
Typical Specific Power4: 145 W/kg
Thrust Ratio at Max Takeoff Weight1: 1.85 : 1
Vibration Isolation System: Silicone O-Rings
ISOLATION SYSTEM OPTIONS
Mounting Locations: Bottom and Top Mount
Mounting System: Freefly Toad In The Hole Quick Release
FPV Camera Mount: Between boom 8 & 1
FPV Transmitter Mount: Boom 2
Model Name: Freefly Synapse Flight Controller
LIGHTING AND INDICATION
Status Light: 1-Watt Red, 1-Watt White LED
Orientation Lights: 3-Watt RGB LED
Orientation Light Color: User Definable, Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, White