Wingtra Teases Major Announcement for June 5: Future of Mapping?

Wingtra, known for its professional drones, has hinted at a big reveal set for June 5, 2024. The company recently posted a teaser on LinkedIn that has the drone community buzzing.

What's the Buzz About?

The teaser post features 's logo and notes their 33K followers. The key message: “We're bringing you something big on June 5th… can you guess what it is?” This cryptic message is paired with a sleek graphic that seems to depict a futuristic screen or device. Below the graphic, the text reads, “Step into the future of mapping.”

Future of Mapping

The phrase suggests Wingtra is preparing to unveil a cutting-edge technology or device related to mapping. Given Wingtra's reputation, this could mean advancements in drone tech, new software for mapping, or a blend of both.

Sleek Design and Anticipation

The image in the post hints at a new user interface, a more advanced drone controller, or a sophisticated display for mapping data. The teaser's secrecy and the invitation to guess what it might be indicates something significant and innovative is on the horizon.

About Wingtra

Wingtra is a Swiss company that makes professional vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drones for surveying and mapping. Their flagship product, the WingtraOne, combines vertical take-off and landing with efficient fixed-wing flight to cover large areas. The WingtraOne can carry high-resolution mapping payloads like the 42MP RX1R II, capturing survey-grade data at GSDs as low as 0.7 cm/px. It boasts flight times up to 59 minutes and can map areas 2-14 times larger than multicopter drones in a single flight. Its VTOL design allows it to take off and land almost anywhere without damaging its payload.

The WingtraOne is popular among surveyors and GIS professionals in industries like construction, mining, agriculture, and environmental monitoring. It offers a faster, safer, and more cost-effective way to collect high-quality geospatial data compared to traditional surveying methods. Designed for reliability and ease of use, it features automated flight planning and health monitoring systems. Wingtra has expanded with offices in the US and to support its global customer base. In 2023, the company raised $22 million in Series B funding and added executives from geospatial leaders like Leica and Hexagon to its management team.

DroneXL's Take

This upcoming announcement from Wingtra could be a game-changer in the mapping industry. Whether it's new hardware, software, or a combination of both, the excitement and anticipation suggest something significant. As always, innovations in push the boundaries of what's possible, making mapping and surveying more efficient and accurate.

Stay tuned for June 5th. It looks like Wingtra is about to step into the future of mapping, and we can't wait to see what they unveil.

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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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