HL8

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Our mid-model Heavy Lift goes beyond the limits of a traditional drone. Our HL8 offers great flight times with expert versatility

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Our mid-model Hercules offers up to 50 minutes of useable flight time and endless payload options. This highly adaptable platform meets your needs of today and the ability to adapt to tomorrow’s missions as well. An all-industry-machine, our Hercules is a favorite among First Responders, utilities, inspectors, logistics experts, and more – Hercules can handle it all. Maximize your productivity with our quick-release payload mounting system. See the long list of included Safety & Tech in the “Features” tab. *Your flight times may vary based on conditions; features are subject to change without notice*

UAV Features

MODEL HL8

Configuration – 8-rotor (VTOL)
Flight Time (empty) – 50 min
Flight Time (payload) – 30-40 min (5.5 lbs)
Max Fly Speed – 22 mph (10 m/s)
Wind Rating (stable) – 25-31 mph (11-13.5 m/s)
Frame Wheelbase – 50 inches (1280 mm)
Weight (without batteries) – 12.5 lbs (5.7 kg)
Useable Payload (after batteries) – 11 lbs (5 kg)
Max Takeoff Weight (MTOW) – 44 lbs (20 kg)
Propeller Style- 18 inches, fixed
Propulsion System- Electric, 3x 22,000mAh batteries

MISSION CAPABILITIES

Flight Radius (configurable)- 1 mile+
Parachute (optional)- Yes
Quick-Release Payload System- Yes
Safety Motor Redundancy- Yes, octocopter
Encrypted Communications (configurable)- Standard for R/C, optional for Data/Video

UAV Specifications

System Design Safety
  • Tested, Ready to Fly (RTF)
  • GPS, fully autonomous Commercial Autopilot
  • Ground Station for flight planning
  • Long-Range Remote Control with Spoken Alerts
  • Telemetry Communications Kit
  • Manufacturer’s Limited Warranty*
  • Carbon Fiber frame with Aerospace Aluminum
  • Modular design for easy maintenance/repairs
  • Quick-release Payload Mount System (patent pending)
  • Quick-folding Motor Arms
  • Double and triple strength stress tested
  • ISO 9001 Factory Certification
  • ISO 14001 Factory Certification
  • Automatic or User-activated Return to Home (RTH)
  • Battery Powered – no spark / no fuel to transport
  • Low Battery Alerts and RTH
  • Lost Communications RTH
  • Motor Arming Procedure (ground safety)
  • Emergency Motor Off feature
  • 6 or 8 rotor Failsafe (Motor Loss Protection)
  • Full Blackbox flight recorder and on-board diagnostics engine
  • Safety Folding Propellers
  • Double and triple avionic redundancy
  • High-Bright Navigation LED lighting
  • HSE Professional Flight Training (recommended)

Features subject to change without notice. *Contact us for full terms, limitations and exclusions.

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