AUTONOMOUS SOLAR DRONE
> 8 hours
CONSTANT MONITORING OF THE TERRITORY
The problem of forest wildfires is a top priority concern worldwide.
Providing the authorities responsible for prevention with devices capable of detecting early small flames can ensure a quick first intervention and can offer substantial help while fighting the phenomenon.
FH-0 is an “eye from the sky” that identifies fires promptly and accurately even in the case of small flames.
The drone is equipped with a thermal sensor capable of discriminating a small heat source from 120 meters, i.e. from the maximum height that can be reached by ENAC regulation.
FH-0 is a solar-powered drone capable of patrolling an area autonomously for over 8 hours. Upon recognition it shares the coordinates to the operator.
Take off and landing
Lightweight, small in size and equipped with electric propulsion it is extremely easy to use.
Hand launch takeoffs and landings can be automated and managed by the onboard electronics.
The control system of the vehicle is managed on the 2.4GHz frequency with redundancy on a laptop with 4G / 5G connection. Both laptop and ground station are receiving the notifications of any detected fire with relative GPS coordinates.
GROUND STATION 2.4GHz
The main control method of the FH-0 is entrusted to a 7” full-HD high brightness portable ground-station with Android operating system. The customized software on board allows the operator to perform all the programming phases of the mission, the flight and to receive any notifications in complete autonomy.
For more advanced planning and control redundancy, an ultra-portable laptop of the latest generation with Windows operating system and integrated LTE connectivity is supplied for direct access to vehicle commands both from the operational headquarters and in the field during the mission.
All the necessary software is pre-installed and already configured to interface with the drone supplied with.
Patrolling areas at risk
Arson surveillance and deterrence
Search for flames and re-ignitions
in burnt areas