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VQX-2 Helicopter Pod

VQX-2 Helicopter Pod

Helicopter Pod for Airborne Laser Scanning (ALS)

The RIEGL VQX-2 Helicopter Pod is a lightweight and streamlined pod that offers space for the integration of larger laser scanners and additional sensors.

Description

The RIEGL VQX-2 Helicopter Pod is a lightweight and streamlined pod that offers space for the integration of larger laser scanners and additional sensors.

The design enables userfriendly installation on suitable support arms of helicopters and facilitates various airborne mapping applications.

The pod is designed to carry one RIEGL high performance airborne laser scanner as well as up to five high-resolution cameras and an appropriate high-end IMU/GNSS system.

Minor Change Approval is already available for Airbus Helicopters AS350 series helicopters.

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Specifications

General

Total Weight [kg]

55

Year of introduction

2023

Camera

optional cameras with various camera orientations

Type of GNSS/INS positioning system

high-performance IMU/GNSS system

Postprocessing software

RiACQUIRE, RiPROCESS, RiUNITE

Application

Main applications

Corridor Mapping • High Point Density Mapping • Wide Area / High Altitude Mapping • Mapping of Complex Urban Environments • Terrain and Canyon Mapping • City Modeling • Glacier and Snowfield Mapping • Construction-Site Monitoring • Power Line, Railway Track, and Pipeline Inspection • Emergency Management Planning • Accident Investigation • Moist Grassland Mapping • Agriculture & Forestry • Topography in Open-Cast Mining

Measurement Characteristics

Full-wave form digitization

Y

Max. field of view [deg]

depends on integrated scanner

Max. number of recorded echoes per pulse

depends on integrated scanner

Max. pulse frequency [Hz]

depends on integrated scanner

Min. pulse frequency [Hz]

depends on integrated scanner

multiple pulses in air

Y

Scanning method

depends on integrated scanner

Scan frequency [Hz]

depends on integrated scanner

Operation Characteristics

Platform

Helicopter

Laser Pulse Characteristics

Type/class laser

depends on integrated scanner

More information

Distinguishable features

robust and reliable helicopter pod • uncompromising lightweight construction • quick installation and removal • turn-key solution ready to install (including power cabling) • GNSS antenna to be mounted appropriately • Minor Change Approval for Airbus Helicopters AS350 series

Application areas

Select an application area:

Land Surveying and Cadastre, Cultural Heritage, Mining, Defense and Security, Other

Documents

Brochure
RIEGL VQX-2 Preliminary Brochure.pdf
3.66 MB
RIEGL VQX-2 Preliminary Brochure.pdf
Other documents
  • RIEGL VUX-240-24 Preliminary Datasheet.pdf
    3.86 MB
  • RIEGL VUX-160-23 Datasheet.pdf
    2.67 MB
  • RIEGL VQ-780II-S Datasheet.pdf
    5.39 MB

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