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Aircraft

At the CSU Drone Center, we offer a diverse fleet of approximately 50 aircraft tailored to various mission profiles. From multi-copters to fixed-wing models, our range of platforms supports research collaboration, remote sensing, photography, autonomous mapping, agriculture, surveillance, search and rescue, counter UAS development, payload delivery, and beyond.

Our core platforms include:

  • Multi-copters: Ideal for versatility and agility in various scenarios.
  • Fixed-wing aircraft: Suitable for long-range surveillance and reconnaissance missions.
  • Public Safety Emergency Services: Selected aircraft are available for rent and utilization during emergencies. Contact us for further details.

For specific use cases or mission requirements, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We are eager to collaborate and tailor our offerings to meet your needs!

 


Model

Make

Flight Time (min)

Sensors

Application

Pilot Proficiency

M350

DJI

35

Zenmuse: L2, P1, H20T

LIDAR, RGB Mapping

Advanced

M30T

DJI

40

RGB: 48MP, 1/2″ CMOS
Thermal: 640×512, uncooled

ISR, RGB +Thermal Mapping

Advanced

Mavic 3T

DJI

40

RGB: 12MP, 1/2″ CMOS, 4000×3000
Thermal: 640×512, uncooled

ISR, RGB + Thermal Mapping

Intermediate

Mavic 3

DJI

40

RGB: 20 MP, 4/3″ CMOS, 5280×3956

RGB Mapping, General Media

Beginner

Mavic Air 2S

DJI

30

RGB: 20MP, 1″ CMOS, 5472×3648

General Media

Beginner

Mavic Mini 3 Pro

DJI

30

RGB: 4MP, 1/1.3″ CMOS, 8064 × 6048

Indoor Flight, General Media

Beginner

Phantom 4 RTK

DJI

25

RGB: 20MP, 1″ CMOS, 5472×3648

Precision Mapping

Intermediate

Avata

DJI

15

RGB: 12MP, 1/1.7″ CMOS, 4000×3000

Indoor Flight, FPV Video

Intermediate

M600

DJI

30

Dropper payload

Heavy Lift

Intermediate

X6 Pro

Aurelia

40

Micasense Red Edge Multispectral Camera

Multispectral Mapping

Advanced

Anafi

Parrot

20

RGB: 21MP, 1/2.4″ CMOS, 5344×4016

RGB Mapping

Beginner

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