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The Sky Guys – LX-1 Echelon

Professional hexacopter for surveying, monitoring and precision mapping


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LX-1 Echelon The Sky Guys

LX-1 Echelon by The SKy Guys is a professional hexacopter drone. the LX-1 Echelon drone can fly for 22 minutes and cover a flight range of 5 Km. The drone, equipped with LIDAR (lase scanner calsse 1 with accuracy <3 cm), for its technical characteristics is therefore suitable for surveys , monitoring for the acquisition of aerial data.

The Sky Guys also produces a professional fixed-wing drone and software for the GIS mapping.


  • Drone operation in 5 minutes
  • 22 minutes continuous flight
  • LIDAR included

Drone’s technical specs

  • Model: LX-1 Echelon The Sky Guys
  • Type: esacottero – RTF (*)
  • Motors: rotors
  • Weight: 12,1 Kg (compensivo di batterie e LIDAR)
  • Flight time: 22 minutes
  • Maximum tangent height: 2500 m
  • Max distance flight: 5 Km
  • Max orizontal speed: 64,8 km/h
  • Ascent speed max: 5 m/s
  • Descent speed max: 3 m/s
  • Video transmission: 5 Km
  • Max wind speed resistance: 28,8 Km/h
  • Max Payload weight: < 3,0 Kg

Note: Payload LIDAR class 1  – measure range 1-200 meters, accuracy < 3 cm

(*) RTF – Ready To Fly – The term is used to identify those ready-to-fly drones, which do not need additional components / accessories to be able to fly

Payload LIDAR specs

  • LIDAR M8-1
  • Laser Class: IEC 60825-1:2007–Class 1
  • Wavelength: 905nm
  • Measure range: 1-200m (80% reflectivity)
  • Accuracy: (1 sigma at 50m) < 3cm
  • Frame rate: 5-30 Hz
  • FOV: Horizontal: : 360°, Vertical: 20° (+3°/-17°)
  • Output rate: > 400,000 points per second

Drone use

  • Power Lines & Linear Corridors, Forestry & Environmental Management, Transportation & Construction, Topographic Surveying & Mapping, Volumetrics and Aggregates

Info manufacturer

Possibility to purchase via e-commerce: No, quotation on request

Images LX-1 Echelon – The Sky Guys

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Left side view – Source The Sky Guys website
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Front view – Source The Sky Guys website
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Top view – Source The Sky Guys website

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