Freefly Alta Pro filming drone arriving in August

Freefly Alta Pro filming drone arriving in August

The hotly anticipated professional hexacopter, the Freefly ALTA, is due to be released in August. Place your deposit for £700 with Heliguy.

Last updated: Mar 11, 2021

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The hotly anticipated professional hexacopter, the Freefly ALTA, is due to be released in August. The aircraft, with a price of £6,964, is designed to carry Freefly's handheld camera stabilisers, the Movi 5, 10 and 15, but its party trick is that the gimbal can be mounted on top of the rig as well as underneath. This opens up an amazing new set of filming possibilities for the creative professional. Freefly Alta in flight Aerial movie makers will be able to fly professional cameras including RED Dragon, Sony F55, and ALEXA Mini. Its maximum payload is 6.8 kg (15 lbs) with a maximum gross take-off weight of 13.6 kg (30.0 lbs). The Movis  can be attached and detached quickly and easily thanks to the Toad In The Hole quick release system. Folding carbon fibre propellers and folding booms allow the ALTA to go from the case to the air in around five minutes. In its folded state it measures just 532 mm X 515 mm X 220 mm. Freefly say it's easy to fly, powerful, rigid, adaptable, reliable, and optimized for professional set-ups. The Movi 5 mounted on the top of the Freefly ALTA. A Movi mounted on the top of the Freefly ALTA. They claim the Freefly Synapse flight control system represents a new level of control, precision and reliability for unmanned aerial systems. "The system combines high quality sensors with proprietary control algorithms to allow users to execute complex flight patterns with ease. It features an integrated on screen display, high-bandwidth position control, live graphing, dual receivers, and has been tested for years by the industry's best pilots." The Freefly ALTA will be available from heliguy™ in August.

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A folded  Freefly ALTA A folded Freefly ALTA   Movi M5 The Movi M5 gimbal in handheld mode. Freefly ALTA specifications UNFOLDED DIMENSIONS Length: 1000 mm Width: 1145 mm Height (to base of TITH): 220 mm FOLDED DIMENSIONS Length: 532 mm Width: 515 mm Height (to base of TITH): 220 mm POWERPLANT Number of Motors: 6 Motor Type: Direct Drive 3-Phase PMAC Outrunner Motor Model: F45 Motor Max Continuous Power Output: 350 W Motor Max Instantaneous Peak Power: 950 W Electronic Speed Controller: Freefly Silent-Drive Sine Wave ESC PROPELLERS Material: Carbon fibre with balsa core Propeller Orientation: (3) CW and (3) CCW Props Propeller Type: 18 x 6 Folding BATTERY Nominal Battery Voltage: 6S / 22.2V Maximum Battery Size: 240 x 180 x 80 mm Maximum Battery Quantity: 2 Battery Packs (Parallel) Battery Connectors: 2x EC5 (Parallel) WEIGHTS Maximum Gross for Take-off¹: 13.6 kg (30.0 lbs) Maximum Useful Load²: 9.5 kg (21.0 lbs) Maximum Payload³: 6.8 kg (15.0 lbs) Typical Standard Empty Weight: 4.1 kg (9.0 lbs) SPECIFIC LOADINGS Typical Specific Power 4: 145 W/kg Thrust Ratio at Max Take-off Weight¹: 2.0 : 1 LIGHTING AND INDICATION Orientation Lights: RGB LED’s Orientation Light Locations: Outboard on Boom Ends Orientation Light Colour: User Definable Status Light: Rear-Facing Red/White LED Accessory Lighting Port: 12 VDC Accessory Lighting Port Location: Outboard on Boom Ends ISOLATION SYSTEM Vibration Isolation System: Silicone O-Rings ISOLATION SYSTEM OPTIONS 1. Soft / Light Payloads: Red O-Rings 2. Medium / Mid Payloads Teal O-Rings 3. Stiff / Heavy Payloads Black O-Rings PAYLOAD MOUNTING Mounting Locations: Bottom and Top Mount Mounting System: Freefly Toad In The Hole Quick Release FLIGHT CONTROLLER Model Name: Freefly Synapse Flight Controller Flight Modes: Manual Height Hold Climb Rate Control (Vario) Position Hold Ground Speed Control Return-To-Home Auto-land Supported Inputs: Spektrum, S.Bus, PPM, FPV SD Video Outputs: PWM, I2C, CAN, FPV SD Video w/ OSD Supported Radios: Futaba S.Bus & S.Bus 2 DSMX, DSM2 (Spektrum/JR) PPM, PPM Invert, PPM Graupner Supported Radio Controller Telemetry Systems: Futaba w/ built-in voltage sense port Supported First-Person View Systems: Skyzone BOSCAM Immersion RC Fatshark First-Person View OSD Telemetry: User Configurable Installed Transceivers: Wi-Fi Data Logging Rate: 25 Hz 1. AT SEA LEVEL, STANDARD CONDITIONS. 2. TOP AND BOTTOM MOUNT. INCLUDES BATTERIES. 3. PAYLOAD WEIGHT TOP OR BOTTOM MOUNT. BATTERY WEIGHT NOT INCLUDED AND MOUNTED ON OPPOSITE SIDE FROM PAYLOAD IN TYPICAL CONFIGURATIONS. 4. . AT MAXIMUM TAKE-OFF WEIGHT, SEA LEVEL, STANDARD CONDITIONS.

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