Geoscan Lite Instruction Manual

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Geoscan Lite – compact aerial survey system.

Application

Geoscan Lite is designed to obtain georeferenced photos of objects and aerial photography.

The aerial data can be used for:

  • Terrain evaluaton;
  • Aerial photography with precise time stamps for georeferenced images;
  • Orthophotos and digital terrain models creation;
  • Altitude maps creation;
  • 3D terrain models;
  • Volumetric calculation for quarries and fills

Kit

  • Geoscan Lite unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)

  • UAV transport bag

  • Launcher in transport bag

  • Customized camera

  • Battery

  • Radio modem with antenna

  • Battery charger

  • Geoscan Planner software

  • Folding rack

  • Spare parts and accessories:

    • Fin — 2 PCs;
    • Wings mounting rod (460 mm);
    • Stop peg for launcher;
    • Rubber cords for launcher;
    • Propeller blades (8x10);
    • Wrench;
    • Pitot tube (brass, 70 mm);
    • Pitot tube cleaning rod (wire, 150 mm);
    • Silicon tube;
    • Utility knife.

Specifications

UAV type fixed wing
Flight speed 72 — 108 km/h
Max takeoff weight 3.1 kg
Max payload weight 0.8 kg
Shooting area in one flight up to 9 km²
Max wind speed 12 m/s
Wingspan 1.38 m
Min safe flight altitude 100 m
Max flight altitude 4000 m
Engine electric, brushless
Battery LiPo 14.8 V
Preparation time before takeoff 10 min
Flight duration up to 60 min
Max flight length 70 km
Takeoff mechanism catapult
Landing parachute,in automatic mode
Operating temperature range: -20 to +40 °C

Maintenance service

Visually inspect UAV for a damage after each flight.

If propeller blades or fins are damaged, you can replace them by yourself using spare parts and tools from the kit.

If aircraft or system structural damages are detected, please contact Geoscan support. After 80 flights it is recommended to send your UAV to the manufacturer for inspection and maintenance.

Storage

Geoscan Lite system (without battery) and launcher are recommended to be stored in transport bags and dry room at a temperature of +5 to +25 °C and relative humidity not more than 80% without condensation. Service life — 2 years.

Batteries should be stored in a cool and dry place without direct sunlight, at a temperature of +5 to +25 °C and a relative humidity of 80% without condensation. The optimum temperature — from 5 to 10 °C. The optimum voltage level when placing the battery to storage: 15.12 V. Service Life — 1 year.