Yuneec Commercial H520 sUAS (unmanned aerial systems or drones) are designed with the inspection industry in mind. By obtaining clean and accurate images of inspection objects, such as turbine blades, it is possible to save time and costs.
When compared to manual inspections, UAS may provide for a greater safety net at job sites by reducing costs of operation, manpower, and insurance. Even in high-wind environments, the Yuneec H520 sUAS system is able to hold its position, and can often fly when a manned inspection is deemed unsafe.
Yuneec’s sUAS has a six-rotor system that provides for a precision flight and long focal length. The lenses lets the drone fly safely at a greater distance from an object and without compromising image quality. Images may be captured in RAW or compressed formats to fit any workflow.
Comparable data may be generated automatically, allowing for aging analysis, maintenance projections, and overall knowledge of the object being inspected. Redundant data storage can be shared instantly from the ST16 Ground Station or delivered directly in 4K/2K/HD video or 12Mp still images.
Hot-swappable payloads let inspectors rapidly change out imaging systems without manual adjustments or stopping the UAS mid-flight. For example, a wind-turbine may require both visual and thermal inspections.
The H520 sUAS’s top features:
- Modular design allows multiple commercial-grade cameras
- CGO-ET – dual-termal RGB
- CGO-CI – Industry-first long-focal lens
- Designed for vertical-inspection markets
- New camera options: panoramic shooting, burst, time-lapse, and metering mode
- Equipped with Intel RealSense Technology for intelligent obstacle navigation
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