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Freefly ALTA 6 Hexacopter

Freefly's Multi-Rotor Platform with Professional Performance.
Code: freefly-alta-6-hexacopter
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Industry Leading Multi-Rotor Flying Platform from Freefly

The ALTA 6 hexacopter is a professional rig which is designed to carry Freefly's range of MoVI gimbals. It's party trick is the ability to carry the M5 and M15 up top - this opens up a whole range of creative possibilities and in turn makes the ALTA pretty unique in the world of professional UAV's. It's the aircraft that aerial moviemakers have been waiting for. The Freefly ALTA unpacks, ready to shoot, in under five minutes. It is easy to fly, powerful, rigid, adaptable, reliable, and optimized for up to fifteen-pound payloads. Professional and accessible. 

Effective Simplicity

Confidently fly RED, ARRI and other professional cameras, guided by the state-of-the-art Synapse Flight Controller. The Freefly ALTA is designed to make life easier for elite aerial cinematographers. It arrives in a robust, industry standard pelican case and is ready to simply unpack and fly. Folding carbon propellers and folding booms allow the ALTA 6 to go from the case to the air in minutes.

The included Toad in the Hole Quick Release further streamlines the process of getting airborne quickly with a MoVI payload. Efficient, powerful custom designed motors achieve a perfect balance between performance and efficiency and set the new standard for heavy lift machines. Cameras such as the RED Dragon, Sony F55, and ALEXA Mini are flown with confidence and reliability with the ALTA 6's 15-pound payload capacity.

Smooth, Stable Shots

Freefly designed the ALTA with the MoVI line of camera stabilizers in mind, with the ability to make a smooth transition from handheld filming to capturing aerials in just moments with the Toad in the Hole Quick Release. A refined vibration isolation system rejects high frequency disturbances from the ALTA allowing the MoVI to create the silky smooth shots it's known for.

Precise & Reliable

This exceptional hexacopter is a professional rig designed to carry Freefly’s MoVI M5 and M15, not only underneath but also on top, opening up many more shooting possibilities - the M10 can also be carried underneath. It’s the drone that aerial moviemakers have been waiting for. The Freefly ALTA 6 unpacks, ready to shoot, in under five minutes.

It’s easy to fly, powerful, rigid, adaptable, reliable and optimized for up to 6.8Kg payloads. Confidently fly RED, ARRI and other professional cameras, guided by the state-of-the-art Synapse Flight Controller.

Efficiency & Reliability

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 internal distribution board is weather sealed and conformal coated. It features four 12v power leads for driving LEDs or other accessories, as well as integrated connections for industry standard FPV systems. Customize your ALTA's LED colour scheme to suit your piloting preferences via the ALTA App.

Optimising Quality

The two key concepts that defined the ALTA 6’s development were making it robust and lightweight. Freefly use the strongest and lightest materials available to minimize aircraft weight, which translates to increased flight times with heavier cameras. The obsession with optimizing for weight and rigidity also pays dividends in extracting every ounce of performance out of the Synapse and M0VI to ensure you get that all-important shot in the most demanding situations. Using cutting edge sine wave drive motor controls with active braking, the ALTA 6 features low noise and precise, efficient, closed loop control of the propeller. High speed data logging allows user analysis of critical flight data.

Alta 6 Key Benefits

UP AND RUNNING in minutes

The Alta 6 folds to 33% of its operating size.

Professional quality

Built for professional cinematography cameras such as RED Epic and ARRI Mini.

Changing perspectives

Featuring a top and bottom camera mount to help you get a new perspective.

Plug & Play

Add your MoVI, transmitter, batteries and camera of choice.

Built to lift

The ALTA 6 carries a modest 6.8kg payload.

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The Freefly ALTA 6 is available with support from Heliguy.

Not Included: The standard ALTA drone configuration does not include a MoVI, batteries, a transmitter, receivers, the Aero Landing Gear (lower landing gear for flying a MoVI in the bottom mount configuration, pictured), or an FPV system.

Available ALTA 6 Accessories

Visit our Freefly ALTA 6 accessories page to see out full range of add-ons and extras.

Buying a Freefly ALTA 6 from Heliguy

When it comes to drones, our UK team have an unrivalled level of expertise. Offering peerless tech support, repair services and even free next day delivery across the UK, we are dedicated to ensuring our customers are given the best possible drone experience.

- Our repair centre is based in the UK
- Three full-time technicians offering expert support over the phone (including help with firmware updates and the resolution of software issues)
- Our pick up service saves you money on costly postage
- Keep your drone covered with our extra care packages
- We offer FREE next day delivery across the UK
- 14-day return policy under UK consumer rights protection

Freefly ALTA 6

Read on for the Freefly ALTA 6's full specificacitions list:

Dimensions

Unfolded

Diameter 1126 mm
Height (to base of TITH) 220 mm

Folded

Diameter 550 mm
Height (to base of TITH) 220 mm

Powerplant

Number of Motors

six .

Motor Type

Direct Drive 3-Phase PMAC Outrunner

Motor Model

F45 .

Motor Continuous Power Output

350 W

Motor Instantaneous Peak Power

950 W

Electronic Speed Controller

Freefly Silent-Drive Sine Wave ESC

Propellors

Material

Carbon fiber 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 Takeoff

13.6 kg (30.0 lbs)

Maximum Useful Load

9.1 kg (20.0 lbs)

Maximum Payload

6.8 kg (15.0 lbs)

Typical Standard Empty Weight

4.5 kg (10.0 lbs)

Specific Loadings

Typical Specific Power

145 W/kg

Thrust Ratio at Max Takeoff Weight

1.85 : 1

Flight Controller

Model Name

Freefly Synapse Flight Controller

Flight Modes

Manual
Height Hold
Position Mode
Return-To-Home
Auto-land

Supported Inputs

DSMX, DSM2, S.Bus, S.Bus 2, PPM, FPV SD Video

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 Transmitters

Skyzone
BOSCAM
Immersion RC
Fatshark

First-Person View OSD Telemetry

User Configurable

Installed Transceivers

Wi-Fi

Data Logging Rate

25 Hz

Lighting and Indication

Orientation Lights

3 Watt RGB LEDs

Orientation Light Locations

Outboard on Boom Ends

Orientation Light Color

Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, White

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
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