new payload Wingtra RGB61RGB61: New Payload for Wingtra VTOL Mapping Drone

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Leading VTOL drone producer Wingtra has revealed its new RGB61 sensor payload. Compatible with the WingtraOne GEN II drone, the RGB61 paves the way forward for the entire drone mapping industry. The Sony Alpha 7 Mark IV 61MP RGB camera has been customized to provide the most efficient, data-light UAV data solution available, with in-app light-settings control and ultra-high accuracy image capture.

“Because RGB61 allows you to capture 600 ha (1480 ac) in two flights, instead of three, and process 40 % less data for the same area, customers are going to be able to map large areas in tighter time windows, plus take on more projects due to dramatically faster turnaround times,” said Wingtra Product Manager Julian Mackern. “Imagine if you had a project that would take nine flight hours to cover before, and you could now do it in six but with roughly half the images to process….