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Delair DT18 HD PPK

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The Delair DT18-HD is a fixed-wing, long-range, surveying and accurate mapping drone. It is designed for large area use with best-in-class coverage and range performance. Now exclusively in Australia through Sphere Drones, it is the perfect solution for highly precise and safe surveying and mapping in industries from geospatial, mining, construction, oil & gas, agriculture and transportation to name a few. Certified for beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS), it has Direct Georeferencing (DG) embedded on board (= mapping without the need for ANY survey GCP’s!!), an impressive 105 minute flight time and integrates Delair’s brand new HD sensor options.

The Direct Georeferencing technology uses PPK GNSS coupled with a high-precision Inertial Motion Unit (IMU). These features ensure an easy work-flow from drone through to analytics, without the requirement for surveyed GCP’s. DG technology is also the ideal mapping technology for efficient and accurate corridor mapping.

 The Baby Bear autonomous telemetry tracking antenna enables confident directional tracking of the drone during BVLOS operation. The DT18-DG can optionally be fitted with Delair’s “Cellular Connectivity” 3G/4G telemetry. This proprietary telecom network telemetry provides full command and control through the 3G/4G network and supplements the long-range Baby Bear telemetry and adds important telemetry redundancy for BVLOS operations.

  • 1 x DT18 HD PPK UAV
  • 1 x DT18 Spare Airframe
  • 1 x Baby Bear antenna 
  • 2 x Solapp flight control software licenses 
  • 1 x POSPAC License
  • 1 DT18 UAV Battery pack + charger
  • 1 DT-Launcher catapult for DT18 UAV (Dimensions* : 138 cm / 50 cm / 20 cm)
  • 1 DT18 Accessory Kit (screw set, pitot, fail-safe system, wing joiners)
  • 1 DT18 Training (5 days for 2 trainees) at Delair Training Center + video tutorials & manuals
  • 1 Calibrated Reflectance Panel
  • 1 Technical support (hotline, software upgrades, video tutorials)
  • 1 One-year warranty


 Endurance Up to 105 min
 Weight (payload included) 2 kg
 Wingspan / Length 1.8 m / 1.2 m
 Material Composite (fiberglass, carbon, kevlar)
 Deployment time 5 min
 Take off / Landing Catapult / Belly
 Cruise speed 61 km/h (33 kts)


 Sensor type Global shutter, distortion free
 Resolution 21.4 Mpix
 Dynamic range 70 dB
 HFOV / VFOV 38° / 32°
 In-flight sensor configuration Histogram visualisation – shutter, gain, brightness configuration
 In-flight picture transmission and QAQC Real-time histogram plot, real-time photo stitching

PPK function

 High precision GNSS receiver Dual-band GNSS (L1/L2)
 Higher precision IMU Angle accuracy 0.025°
 Absolute position accuracy Down to 1.6 cm
CASA Know Your Drone

Rules for recreational drone operators

  • You must not fly your drone higher than 120 metres (400 feet) above ground level.
  • You must keep your drone at least 30 metres away from other people.
  • You must only fly one drone at a time.
  • You must keep your drone within visual line-of-sight. This means always being able to see the drone with your own eyes (rather than through a device, screen or goggles).
  • You must not fly over or above people or in a populous area. This could include beaches, parks, events, or sport ovals where there is a game in progress.
  • Respect personal privacy. Don’t record or photograph people without their consent — this may breach other laws.
  • If your drone weighs more than 250 grams, you must fly at least 5.5 kilometres away from a controlled airport, which generally have a control tower at them.
  • Remember, you must not operate your drone in a way that creates a hazard to another aircraft, person or property.
  • You must only fly during the day and you must not fly through cloud or fog.
  • You must not fly your drone over or near an area affecting public safety or where emergency operations are underway. This could include situations such as a car crash, police operations, a fire or firefighting efforts or search and rescue.
  • If you're near a helicopter landing site or smaller aerodrome without a control tower, you can fly your drone within 5.5 kilometres. If you become aware of manned aircraft nearby, you will have to manoeuvre away and land your drone as quickly and safely as possible.
  • If you intend to fly your drone for or at work (commercially), there are extra rules you must follow. You will need a remote pilot licence (RePL) or fly in the excluded category (sub-2 kilogram or private landholder).

Test your knowledge

Test your knowledge with our practice quiz on Australia’s drone safety rules.

Where can I fly?

Download a CASA-verified drone safety app to find out where you can and can’t fly your drone.

Report unsafe flying

If you believe you've seen someone breaking the rules, you can report it to CASA. Fines of up to $1,110 can be issued per offence. If the matter is taken to court, fines of up to $11,100 can be imposed.

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