Camera Payload Overview

The WingtraOne carries a wide range of best-in-class cameras for professional aerial
mapping applications. Thanks to its fully automated vertical take-off, and powerful drivetrain,
the WingtraOne has a high payload capacity. The safe and smooth landing feature eliminates
the risk of damaging the high-end cameras even on rough terrains. The WingtraOne is
designed from ground up to make payload swapping quick and easy. It allows to use the best
suited configuration for each specific application.

The WingtraOne carries a wide range of best-in-class cameras for professional aerial mapping applications. Thanks to its fully automated vertical take-off, and powerful drivetrain, the WingtraOne has a high payload capacity. The safe and smooth landing feature eliminates the risk of damaging the high-end cameras even on rough terrains. The WingtraOne is designed from ground up to make payload swapping quick and easy. It allows to use the best suited configuration for each specific application.

The WingtraOne Modular Payloads

RGB Cameras

Sony RX1RII

Sony QX1 20mm

Sony QX1 15mm

Specialty Cameras

Micasense Rededge-M

Flir Duo Pro R

Facts about WingtraOne Payloads

Payload protection fully integrated into WingtraOne, shock free vertical landing
Payload flexibility fully modular with single standard USB-C interface
Payload swapping in less than 2min on the field
Payload damping individually optimized passive damping for brilliant sharp images
Power supply externally by main batteries to ensure missions with 1000s of images

RGB CAMERAS

RGB Cameras

The WingtraOne can be equipped with the best photogrammetric-grade cameras and lenses
for specific aerial surveying applications. APS-C or even 35 mm full frame sensors guarantee
superior image resolution and high quality, while low distortion lenses ensure best
reconstruction results and highest accuracy. All RGB cameras integrate seamlessly with the
WingtraOne PPK and offer absolute accuracy on cm level even on very large survey sites.
Camera specifications, advantages and recommended applications are compared below:

The WingtraOne can be equipped with the best photogrammetric-grade cameras and lenses for specific aerial surveying applications. APS-C or even 35 mm full frame sensors guarantee superior image resolution and high quality, while low distortion lenses ensure best reconstruction results and highest accuracy. All RGB cameras integrate seamlessly with the WingtraOne PPK and offer absolute accuracy on cm level even on very large survey sites. Camera specifications, advantages and recommended applications are compared below:

Best quality bundle for the high-resolution aficionado. For low GSD, ultra high precision, forest and mountain mapping

Sony RX1RII

Professional entry bundle for mapping and hands-on surveyors

Sony QX1 20mm

Sophisticated bundle for 3D reconstruction specialists

Sony QX1 15mm

Technical specification Sony RX1RII / 35 mm lens, Full-frame sensor, 42 MP, RGB Sony QX1 / 20 mm lens, APS-C sensor, 20 MP, RGB Sony QX1 / 15 mm Voigtländer lens, APS-C sensor, 20 MP, RGB
Main quality features Ultra-high quality, best coverage to GSD ratio, sub-cm GSD High image quality, flexible lens options Ultra-high quality, Largest coverage at limited flight altitude, flexible lens options
Camera weight (incl. mount) 575 g (1.27 lb) 330 g (0.73 lb) 600 g (1.32 lb)
GSD Range 0.7-31 cm/px
0.28-12.3 in/px
1.4-53 cm/px
0.55-21.0 in/px
1.4-70 cm/px
0.55-28.0 in/px
Coverage at Lowest GSD* 100 ha (at 0.7 cm/px) at 57 m flight altitude
247 acres (at 1.18 in/px) at 188 ft flight altitude
150 ha (1.4 cm/px) at 66 m flight altitude
370 acres (0.55 in/px) at 218 ft flight altitude
130 ha (at 1.4 cm/px) at 50 m flight altitude
320 acres (at 0.55 in/px) at 164 ft flight altitude
Coverage at 120m / 394 feet* 210 ha (at 1.5 cm/px)
520 acres (at 0.6 in/px)
270 ha (at 2.6 cm/px)
667 acres (at 1.0 in/px)
320 ha (at 3.4 cm/px)
790 acres (at 1.3 in/px)

Camera Selection Criteria


Sony RX1RII Sony QX1 20mm Sony QX1 15mm
Best resolution (minimal GSD) ••• •• ••
Overall image quality ••• ••
Sensor quality ••• •• ••
Lens quality ••• •• •••
Coverage at specific GSD ••• ••
Coverage at limited flight altitude •• •••
3D reconstruction •• •• •••
Forest/Mountain ••• ••
Wildlife ••• ••

Sample images

Sony RX1RII Sony QX1 20mm Sony QX1 15mm
Low GSD images
GSD: 0.7 cm/px, 0.28 in/px
Altitude: 57 m, 187 ft

GSD: 1.4 cm/px, 0.55 in/px
Altitude: 66 m, 217 ft

GSD: 1.4 cm/px, 0.55 in/px
Altitude: 50 m, 164 ft
Images at 100 m flight altitude
GSD: 1.3 cm/px, 0.5 in/px
Altitude: 100 m, 328 ft

GSD: 2.1 cm/px, 0.8 in/px
Altitude: 100 m, 328 ft

GSD: 2.8 cm/px, 0.5 in/px
Altitude: 100 m, 328 ft

SPECIALTY CAMERAS

Specialty cameras

Professional specialty cameras are integrated with the WingtraOne for applications in
industries from agriculture to forestry and environmental research. Thanks to WingtraOne’s
heavy payload capacity, the selected cameras are best in their respective categories and do
not compromise quality due to size or weight limitations. Thanks to the standardized
communication interface, newly integrated camera payloads connect without a hitch with the
WingtraOne. Camera specifications, advantages and recommended applications are listed below:

Professional specialty cameras are integrated with the WingtraOne for applications in industries from agriculture to forestry and environmental research. Thanks to WingtraOne’s heavy payload capacity, the selected cameras are best in their respective categories and do not compromise quality due to size or weight limitations. Thanks to the standardized communication interface, newly integrated camera payloads connect without a hitch with the WingtraOne. Camera specifications, advantages and recommended applications are listed below:

Advanced bundle for precision farmers and plant analysis

Advanced bundle for thermal mapping and monitoring

Technical specification Micasense RedEdge M / 5.5 mm lens, 5 individual custom sensors, multispectral FLIR Duo Pro R 640 / 13 mm, thermal (7.5 – 13.5 μm) and visible spectrum
Main quality features High quality multispectral images High precision thermal images and high resolution visible mapping
Camera weight (incl. mount) 325 g (0.72 lb) 425 g (0.94 lb)
GSD Range 6.7-170 cm/px
2.6-67.0 in/px
6.5-320 cm/px (thermal)
1.3-66.0 cm/px (visible)
2.5-127.0 in/px (thermal)
0.5-26 in/px (visible)
Coverage at Lowest GSD* 160 ha (at 6.8 cm/px) at 98 m flight altitude
395 acres (at 2.62 in/px) at 321 ft flight altitude
80 ha (at 6.5 cm/px thermal) at 50 m flight altitude
200 acres (at 2.55 in/px) at 164 ft flight altitude
Coverage at 120m / 394 feet* 150 ha (at 8.2 cm/px)
370 acres (at 3.2 in/px)
190 ha (at 15.5 cm/px thermal)
469 acres (at 6.1 in/px thermal)