The best aircraft for special services such as: infrared and classic aerial video and photography, 3D terrain mapping, surveillance, sea and border patrol, power/pipeline monitoring and more… It has extremely fast cruise speed, excellent camera stability and low noise, superb range and characteristics even in harshest conditions such arctic ice, deserts and tropical regions.
The Pipistrel SURVEYOR Airborne Surveillance program features a special aircraft that is customized with different advanced sensory packages and control systems using the Pipistrel Virus SW 100 as a base airframe with either 35-foot or 50-foot wingspan and then fully customized for your mission requirements.
The Pipistrel Virus SW 100 is the winner of two NASA competitions for excellence in aircraft technology, the PAV 2007 and the GAT 2008 challenges.
The Surveyor 35 is known for extremely fast cruise speeds and being stable throughout the camera operating speed range.
If longer flights are required the Surveyor 50 is known for its super-efficient operation, extremely low noise footprint and being able to stay airborne for more than 24 hours.
Using advanced composite technologies, the airframe guarantees corrosion-free construction and extreme durability even under the harshest conditions. More than 600 aircraft from these models fly worldwide over deserts, artic ice and tropical regions. The Pipistrel Surveyors’ are truly versatile aircraft with excellent handling characteristics, low purchase and operating costs and high capability sensors.
***SPECIAL OFFER: Surveyor just as you need it! Start with our basic airframe and modify it to suit your particular requirement and payloads. You need it? We can do it!
We offer customised platforms, adapted to your needs! Aircraft suitable for:
-flying at extreme altitudes (up to 30,000 feet),
-with extra-long range (up to 4500 km) and
-with endurance at cruise speed up to 30 hours.