Flyability Elios 2

Intuitive Indoor Inspection

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Perform Safe, Fast and Cost-Effective Inspections

Confined, dangerous and often impossible indoor inspection is soon to be a thing of the past. The Elios 2 from Flyability - the world's first collision-resistant drone, is making traditional inspection methods obsolete. With its remarkable ability to not only access these spaces and provide instant, high-accuracy data, it can achieve this without risk to personnel, damage to itself or the inspection area.

Discover the most intuitive, reliable, and precise indoor inspection drone

Considered a world-first, the collision-tolerant Elios 2 is designed for confined, dangerous and human inaccessible indoor locations. Housed within its protective frame, it can secure highly-accurate data with no risk to itself, other equipment and most importantly, personnel.
Small in stature but big on ability, the Elios 2 can access indoor spaces and locations never previously considered possible. Only 40cm in size, it can capture and instantly deliver image data in areas no other drone can match.
With beyond line of sight (BLOS) ability, the Elios 2’s wireless transmission allows complete operator control through walls and past obstacles. A Range Extender is also available for more complex indoor inspection applications.
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This stabilisation technology allows the Elios 2 to fly with remarkable accuracy and precision in environments that cannot access a GPS signal. Seven stability sensors provide perfect hovering and navigation while the Elios 2 takes and transmits razor-sharp images.
For inspection applications requiring long, visual inspections such as welding seams on pipes, the Elios 2 can be set via ‘distance lock’ to create a consistent flight distance from the inspection item at all times allowing for high-accuracy imaging.
Essential for operation critical inspections, the Elios 2’s high-definition camera allows for sharp images and video to be instantly transmitted. In addition, this high-resolution First-Person View (FPV), creates high situational awareness for the pilot.

Flawless inspections right from the first flight

Traditional inspection of confined, human inaccessible and hazardous assets, has come at a high price for many organisations. Personnel safety is often compromised, costs exorbitant and data results often questionable. The Elios 2 has made these, and other inspection challenges no longer an impediment to operational success. Collision-resilient, flight intuitive, reliable and with high data accuracy, the Elios 2 platform is purpose-built for extreme indoor inspection applications. Technology-driven, its features include beyond line of site (BLOS), allowing the drone to see through walls and past obstacles. Its GPS-free stabilisation provides for perfect flight management even without a signal, and with full HD live streaming, image taking and transmission is of the highest quality. There is simply no better drone platform for indoor inspection applications.

Technical Specifications

  • Aircraft
  • Smart Battery
  • Main Camera
  • Thermal Camera
  • Operational Safety & Crashworthiness
Aircraft
Description Specification
Dimensions Fits in a < 400 mm sphere; 15.75 in
Motors 4 fast reversing electric brushless motors
Take-off weight < 1450 g ; < 3,2 lbs Includes battery, payload & protection
Max flight time Up to 10 min
Max ascent speed 1.5 m/s ; 5 ft/s
Max decent speed 1 m/s; 3,3 ft/s
Max Speed 1.3 m/s (Optical mode) ; 4,25 ft/s 4 m/s (Attitude mode) ; 13.12 ft/s 6.5 m/s (Sport mode) ; 19.69 ft/s
Max Pitch Angle 0.15 rad (Attitude mode) 0.2 rad (Optical mode) 0.3 rad (Sport mode)
Max wind resistance 3 m/s (Optical mode) ; 9,85 ft/s 5 m/s (Sport mode) ; 16,4 ft/s
Flight control sensors IMU, magnetometer, barometer, 7 vision and distance sensors
Materials Carbon fiber composites, magnesium alloy, aeronautical grade aluminum, high-quality thermoplastics
Operating temp 0 °C to 50 °C* ; 32 °F to 122 °F
Flight Modes OPTI - Optical mode ATTI - Attitude mode SPORT - Sport mode
Fail safe Auto-landing on signal lost
Operating frequency 2404 – 2483 MHz (UAV to RC)
EIRP 2.4 GHz: ≤ 32 dBm (FCC); ≤20 dBm (CE); ≤10 dBm/MHz (MIC)
Ingress Protection Splash and dust resistant
Noise Level 99 dB(A) hover 120 dB(A) max @ 1m
Smart Battery
Description Specification
Rated Capacity 5200 mAh
Nominal voltage 19 V
Battery type LiPo 5S HV Smart Battery
Energy 98.8 Wh
Charging Time 1.5 h
Compliance Approved for carry-on luggage. Complies with IATA Dangerous Good Regulation.
Net weight 550 g ; 1,2 lbs
Operating temperature 0-50°C
Charging tempature 10 - 45°C ; 50°F - 113°F
Max charging power 150 VA AC power
Main Camera
Description Specification
Sensor 1/2.3” CMOS Effective Pixels: 12.3 M Sensitivity: Optimized for low light performance
Photo Formats JPG
Video Formats MOV
Video recording resolutions 4k Ultra HD: 3840 x 2160 at 30 fps FHD: 1920 x 1080 at 30 fps
Video streaming resolution FHD: 1920 x 1080 at 30 fps
Movie FOV 114° horizontal, 130.8° diagonal
Photo FOV 118.8° horizontal, 148.6° diagonal
Total vertical FOV Approximately 260° including camera tilt
Lens 2.71 mm focal length Fixed focal
File storage MicroSD card (onboard the aircraft) Max capacity: 128 GB Recommended model: Sandisk Extreme micro SDXC UHS-I V30
Supported file system FAT32 for cards up to 32 GB, exFAT for cards bigger than 32 GB
Thermal Camera
Description Specification
Sensor Lepton 3.5 FLIR
Video recording resolution 160 x 120 at 9 fps
Lens FOV 56° x 42°, Depth of field 15cm to infinity
Sensitivity (NEDT) <50 mK
Wavelength (LWIR) 8-14 μm
Operational Safety & Crashworthiness
Description Specification
Navigation Lights Green (starboard) and red (port) lights.
Protection Cage Carbon fiber cage with soft coating, modular subcomponents for maintenance ease, thermoplastic elastomer suspensions, front opening dimensioned for easy battery access.
Collision Tolerance Uniform all around the drone, up to 3 m/s on flat objects, up to 1.5 m/s on sharp objects

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