DRONE VOLT, the French professional drone manufacturer is launching the “DV WING”. This flying wing drone is dedicated to precision agriculture and construction work and will enrich the company’s range of professional drones.
“DV WING” is a fixed-wing unit equipped with an 18.2 MP sensor and uses algorithms enabling it to obtain aerial imagery and accurate data for missions such as photogrammetry, map analysis for farming areas and forests,and measurements for road construction…The data it collects can be used by farmers to establish accurate diagnostics for the treatment of crops and the management of pesticide use. The “DV WING” can also be used by quarry and mining operators to measure volumes.Compact and very light at just 940 grammes, the “DV WING” is easy to use and can be launched by hand.It has enough battery power for autonomous flight times of 85 minutes and the onboard sensor is capable of capturing very high-resolution images.The solution is capable of generating highly accurate orthophotos.
Markets with high potential for growth
The survey conducted by Oliver Wyman (March 2016) projects a figure of 50 million Euros by2025 for the French precision agriculture and mapping market.On a global scale, the market potential for commercial drones servicing infrastructure, agriculture and mining operations is estimated wt $81.0 billion *between now and 2020 (source:PwC Survey -May 2016).
Ø Weight: 940grams
Ø Speed: 50 km/h
Ø Flight time: around 85 minutes
Ø Size: 90cm wingspan
Ø Equipped with an 18.2 MPhigh resolution camera
Ø Stabilisation system
Ø Radio range between 2 and 3 km
ØAvailable: December 2016 “The DRONE VOLT FACTORY product range was missing a fixed wing model; the “DV WING” supplements our offering in a promising growth market” , says Dimitri Batsis, Chairman of DRONE VOLT.