Revolutionizing Aerial Mapping: Wingtra’s New LIDAR Drone Solution Sets Industry Benchmark

A Leap in Drone Technology

In a significant advancement for , Wingtra has unveiled its latest innovation: a cutting-edge drone solution. This development integrates the high efficiency, ease of operation, and accuracy of WingtraOne GEN II drones with an advanced LIDAR sensor engineered by , creating a new standard in the .

Unparalleled Precision and Efficiency

Julian Mackern, Wingtra's Product Manager, highlighted the solution's capacity to exceed customer expectations, reduce costs, and streamline operations. The Wingtra LIDAR drone solution promises high-precision, reliable, and repeatable data, simplifying the mapping process from setup to the generation of high-quality point clouds.

The solution is gaining momentum globally, with industries ranging from construction to environmental management turning to the WingtraOne GEN II for its efficient and safe mapping capabilities. The new LIDAR payload, incorporating a Hesai scanner, Inertial Labs IMU, and NovAtel GNSS, minimizes the need for post-processing, offering immediate, precise terrain information after each flight.

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Testimonials to the Technological Marvel

Carlos Femmer of HDR and Leo Liu from Inertial Labs shared their experiences, praising the system's exceptional precision, ease of use, and efficiency. Femmer noted the USGS topographical quality level zero results on hard surfaces, a testament to the system's superior data alignment and minimal noise. Liu emphasized the streamlined capture and processing workflow, which significantly reduces survey times and operational complexity.

The Wingtra LIDAR drone solution boasts a vertical accuracy of 3 cm from a 200 feet flight height, with unmatched point density. Its design and automated flight patterns ensure consistent results, irrespective of the pilot's experience level.

A Future of Simplified Aerial Mapping

Wingtra's introduction of its LIDAR drone solution represents a pivotal moment in aerial mapping. With its promise of reduced field time, no required calibration, and an intuitive operation app, Wingtra is making high-quality LIDAR data capture accessible to a broader range of professionals. The system's efficiency not only saves time but also reduces the cost associated with aerial surveys.

Setting New Standards

Wingtra's commitment to innovation is evident in its latest LIDAR drone solution. By combining advanced technology with user-friendly design, Wingtra is not just meeting the current needs of various industries but is also paving the way for the future of aerial mapping. As the company continues to push the boundaries of drone technology, its solutions are set to become indispensable tools in the arsenal of professionals across multiple sectors.

Photos courtesy of Wingtra.

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

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