Event 38 E400 Fixed Wing Mapping Drone
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M Crosby
Mapping drone manufacturer Event 38 Unmanned Systems announced today the release of its E400, a new fixed-wing mapping drone designed and manufactured entirely in the United States.
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The E400 boasts an impressive flight time of ninety minutes, allowing it to cover a greater range and gather more data during a single flight. The drone possesses a payload capacity of three pounds, and is significantly more stable at altitude and in windy conditions than a multirotor drone.
The E400’s hot-swap payload bay allows for its payload to be changed in less than a minute without the need for specialty tools or skills. Customers are able to select from a range of specialty cameras and other advanced sensors, such as high-resolution aerial photogrammetry, thermal and multispectral imagery, LiDAR, and live video streaming. The E400’s payload bay has an open…