M8A Pro – Seed Spreading Drone

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Two Drones in One! The M8A Pro Seed Spreading Drone also quickly converts to a spraying drone! 

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Save time on the field by using our seed spreading drone, the M8A Pro! But wait – there’s more! This aircraft also works as a crop sprayer drone! 

Whether you are looking for a granule spreading drone, or an agriculture spraying drone – the M8A Pro is the perfect combination… two drones in one! That means less parts, less headache and one drone that does it all. You can also attach a multispectral camera to detect crop-health and increase your savings by spot-spraying. All by using one drone!

This large capacity spreader drone carries up to 44lbs (20kg) of seed weight, or 5.28gal (20L) of chemical. The extra-large capacity allows you to spray 30+ acres in an hour (depending on application rate)! That means less time handling chemicals, and reliable coverage! The full commercial autopilot has precise GPS (with optional RTK) ensuring an accurate application season after season. Oh, and it’s really easy to fly!

Our included Ground Station Software makes flight planning a breeze – use Google Maps and simply plot the corners of your field, answer a few questions and the spraying software does the rest! What about controlling the sprayer? Even better! It is fully automated and speed-dependent as well! When the tank is empty, the drone flies home so you can refill it. Once replenished, it will fly back to where it left off and continue spraying. Easy as that! Plus, the seed spreading drone accessory is totally adjustable as well.

Is your terrain uneven? No problem! The included Terrain Sensor (available when spraying), automatically navigates hills and slopes.

How about maintenance?

The M8A Pro is an all electric drone, so maintenance is simple – batteries and props; average operation costs are about $7-$10/hour including replacing those things per schedule. This low-operation cost also make this drone sprayer a great replacement for backpack spraying, nurseries, right-of-way and hard to reach places.

Low maintenance, easy to fly and highly productive – the M8A Pro is a favorite among applicators and farmers alike. Get in touch with us today for a free quote!

 

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*


WHY BUY FROM HSE?

  • One of America’s oldest industrial drone companies; here to stay!
  • U.S.  Support
  • U.S. Warranty & Parts
  • U.S. Training
  • Full-Service (FAA guidance, drone financing / leasing)
  • Factory-Direct Pricing
  • FAA Approved Aircraft
  • Try Before you Buy (attend a free demo)
  • Veteran & Family Owned

 

UAV Features

MODEL V8S (20kg)

Configuration – 8-rotor (VTOL)
Flight Time (empty) – 25-35 min
Flight Time (payload) – 6-15 min
Max Fly Speed – 22 mph (10 m/s)
Wind Rating (stable) – 27 mph (12 m/s)
Frame Wheelbase – 64 inches (1630 mm)
Weight (without batteries) – 39.6 lbs (18 kg)
Useable Payload (after batteries) – 44 lbs (20 kg)
Max Takeoff Weight (MTOW) – 105.8 lbs (48 kg)

MISSION CAPABILITIES

Spreading Radius (width)- 19.6-29.5 ft (6-9 m)
Spreading Radius (length)- 16.4-22.9 ft (5-7 m)
Typical Operating Height- 5-8 ft (1.6-2.5 m)
Typical Operating Speed- 9-18 mph (4-8 m/s)
Typical Spreader RPM (adjustable)- 700-1260 RPM
Type- Granular
GPS Accuracy Horizontal – ±1.0m
Vertical – ±0.5m
Max Thrust Ratio – 2.43 (takeoff @ 46kg)

UAV Specifications

System Design Safety
  • Tested, Ready to Fly (RTF)
  • GPS, fully autonomous Commercial Autopilot
  • Automatic Spreader Control
  • 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-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 (optional)
  • 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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