Falcon UAV TM is a small unmanned aircraft designed to provide live aerial reconnaisance and airborne mapping capabilities to those who require a professional grade system at a great value. Capable of providing over an hour of endurance, the system provides public safety communites, research organizations, academia, and industry a professional hand launched UAV solution at an affordable price.
The vehicle is highly modular and customizable to meet individual customers needs. The modular design allows for man portable operations from a ruggedized rifle case or back pack. From the stored configuration the Falcon can be be assembled and ready to launch in less than five minutes. The modular payload supports gimbaled day/night video payloads and mapping payloads. The modular payload also ensures that as new cameras and sensors become available you will have the latest and greatest payloads available. Each modular payload may be hot swapped in seconds allowing operators to complete a infrared video mission on one flight and a mapping mission on the next.
The UAV may be hand or bungee launched and once airborne is capable of autonomous GPS waypoint navigation or a stabilized joystick control. Falcon UAV is a professional autonomous vehicle and does not use a radio controller. If you can drive a mouse and computer then you can fly a Falcon. Recovery of the vehicle is simple with an parachute recovery at a user defined GPS location or directed using joystick.
The Falcon is the fixed wing UAV solution for the Mesa County Sheriffs Office (MCSO) and has received an FAA Certificate of Authorization (COA) for public safety flight operations covering all 3300 square miles of the MCSO jurisdiction. Please contact Falcon UAV at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.