Freefly Systems - ALTA 8

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

The Freefly ALTA 8 expands the capabilities of the ALTA line of multi-rotors for our most demanding customers who want to carry the largest cinema payloads on the market. Unpack and be ready to shoot in under five minutes thanks to quick release top and bottom trays, swan-neck carbon booms and proprietary carbon propellers.

Confidently fly professional payloads weighing up to 20-pounds knowing that you are guided by our industry-leading SYNAPSE Flight Controller.* Capture cinematic aerial shots from any perspective with the ability to mount the MōVI on top.

Take your productions to the next level with the ALTA 8 and tackle each challenge you face as an aerial cinematographer head-on.

 

FEATURES: 

 
  • The ALTA 8 UAV comes fully assembled and includes all the necessary tools and accessories you will need to mount a MōVI and get it flying. The standard ALTA drone ships with a Quick Release Top Handle, Inverted Landing Gear, FPV mount plate, cables to connect your personal receivers and/or FPV system, and mechanical tools to disassemble & inspect your UAV.
 

SPECIFICATIONS:

Dimensions:

  • Unfolded Diameter [excluding props]:
    • 1325 mm
  • Folded Diameter [excluding props]:
    • 660mm
  • Height to base of Toad In The Hole (TITH):
    • 263 mm

 

Power Plant:

  • Number of Motors:
    • 8
  • Motor Type:
    • Direct Drive 3-Phase PMAC Outrunner
  • Motor Make and Model:
    • Freefly F45
  • Motor Max Continuous Power Output:
    • 350 W
  • Motor Max Instantaneous Peak Power Output:
    • 950 W
  • Max RPM (flat rated):
    • 6300 RPM
  • Equivalent Kv:
    • 384
  • Electronic Speed Controller:
    • Freefly Silent-Drive Sine Wave ESC

 

Propellers: 

  • Make and Model:
    • Freefly ALTA Propeller
  • Material:
    • Carbon fiber with balsa core
  • Propeller Orientation:
    • 4 Clockwise
    • 4 Counter Clockwise Props
  • Propeller Type:
    • 18 x 6 Folding

 

Battery: 

  • Nominal Battery Voltage:
    • 6S / 22.2V
  • Maximum Battery Size:
    • 240 x 180 x 80 mm
  • Maximum Battery Quantity:
    • 2 Battery Packs (Parallel)
  • Minimum Battery Quantity:
    • 2 Battery Packs (Parallel)
  • Battery Connectors:
    • 2x EC5 (Parallel)
  • Required Minimum Battery Discharge Rating:
    • 250A / 500A Peak

 

Weights: 

  • Maximum Gross for Takeoff:
    • 18.1 kg (40.0 lbs) At sea level under standard conditions
  • Maximum Useful Load:
    • 12.0 kg (26.4 lbs) Top and bottom mount, includes batteries
  • Maximum Payload:
    • 9.1 kg (20.0 lbs) Payload weight top or bottom mount, battery weight not included and mounted on opposite side from payload in typical configurations
  • Typical Standard Empty Weight:
    • 6.2 kg (13.6 lbs)

 

Specific Loadings: 

  • Typical Specific Power:
    • 145 W/kg At maximum weight, at sea level, in standard conditions
  • Thrust Ratio at Max Takeoff Weight (MTOW):
    • 1.85 : 1

 

Flight Controller: 

  • Model Name:
    • Freefly SYNAPSE Flight Controller
  • Flight Modes:
    • Manual
    • Height Hold Mode
    • Position Mode
    • Return-To-Home
    • Autoland
  • Supported Inputs:
    • DSMX
    • DSM2
    • S.Bus
    • S.Bus2
    • PPM
    • FPV SD
  • Supported Radios:
    • Futaba S.Bus & S.Bus2
    • DSMX, DSM2 (Spektrum/JR)
    • PPM, PPM Invert, PPM Graupner
  • Supported Radio Controller Telemetry Systems:
    • Futaba w/ built-in voltage sense port
  • Minimum Radio Controller Channels Required:
    • 5
  • Supported GNSS:
    • GPS
    • GLONASS
    • Galileo
  • Supported SBAS:
    • QZSS
    • WAAS
    • EGNOS
    • MSAS
  • First-Person View System Video Formats:
    • NTSC
    • PAL
  • Supported First-Person View Transmitters:
    • Skyzone
    • BOSCAM
    • ImmersionRC
    • Fat Shark
  • Supported First-Person View Cameras:
    • Ready Made RC
  • First-Person View OSD Telemetry:
    • User Configurable
  • Installed Transceivers:
    • Wi-Fi
  • Data Logging Rate:
    • 25 Hz

 

Lighting and Indicators: 

  • Status Light:
    • 1-Watt Red LED
    • 1-Watt White LED
  • Orientation Lights:
    • 3-Watt RGB LED
  • Orientation Light Color:
    • Red
    • Yellow
    • Blue
    • Green
    • White

 

Payload Mounting: 

  • Mounting Locations:
    • Bottom and Top Mount
  • Mounting System:
    • Freefly Toad In The Hole (TITH) Quick Release
  • FPV Camera Mount:
    • Between booms 8 & 1
  • FPV Transmitter Mount:
    • Boom 2

 

Limitations: 

  •  The following limitations are advisory in nature and do not extend or restrict limitations provided by Governing Aviation Authorities.

 

Power Plant Limitations: 

  • Maximum RPM:
    • 6300 RPM
  • Maximum Battery Voltage:
    • 25.2 Volts
  • Minimum Average Battery Voltage:
    • 19.2 Volts

 

Environmental Limitations: 

  • Do not fly ALTA 6 in temperatures exceeding 45°C (113°F) or below -20°C(-4°F)

 

Flight Controller Limits: 

  • Maximum Pitch/Roll Angle:
    • 45°
  • Maximum Yaw Rate:
    • 150° / second

 

 
 

INCLUDED:

 
  • ALTA 8 Multi-rotor
  • Pelican Case
  • Quick Release Top Handle
  • Inverted Landing Gear for Top Mounting Drone
  • Freefly ALTA App available for download
  • Not Included: The standard ALTA 8 drone configuration does not include a MōVI, batteries, a transmitter, receivers, the Aero Landing Gear (lower landing gear for flying a MōVI in the bottom mount configuration, pictured), or an FPV system.
$17,495.00

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