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Custom VTOL LiDAR Solutions

Phoenix LiDAR systems

Build the TerraHawk system you need to meet the growing demands of your clients in varying industries, A strong choice for high speed, high altitude and dense vegetation missions or large scan areas, the Phoenix TerraHawk CW-30 boasts 2-hour autonomous flight times, an auto-return system, and a backup auto-landing system that initiates safe, multi-rotor landings if an abnormality is ever detected.

  • Easy Assembly: 15-min assembly saves time in the field
  • Map up to 52 sq. km. in one flight
  • Complete Ground Control: Payload is directly controlled through the JOUAV Ground Control Station
  • Reduced Operational Footprint: No runway or launch/recovery equipment required, backup auto-landing system protects your LiDAR equipment
  • Large Scan Area: Map up to 11 sq. km. in one flight
  • Industry Leading Flight Time: Fly to 3 hours
  • Free online tutorials available; PLUS complete Acquisition/Post-Processing/Pilot/Certification training also available (fees may apply)
  • Free Phoenix Software Suite w/unlimited license; plus NovAtel & Terrasolid options also available (fee may apply)
  • Modular Upgrade Options: Photogrammetry Options (RTK): RGB, NIR, DSLR
  • Autonomous Flight: Use waypoints for auto flight and return

Navigation System

  • Constellation Support: GPS, GLONASS
  • Support alignment: Static, Kinematic, Dual-Antenna
  • Operation Modes: Real-time, Post-processing optional
  • Accuracy Position: 1cm + 1ppm RMS horizontal
  • PP Attitude Heading RMS Error: 0.019°

Primary Applications

  • Vegetation Penetration< & Forestry/li>
  • Power Utilities Infrastructure
  • Open Pit Mining
  • Railway / Oil & Gas Mapping
  • Development Planning & Infrastructure Monitoring

TerraHawk CW-30 + RANGER LR-T

The strength & endurance of a VTOL combined with the long range capabilities of the RANGER series.


Assembly/Deployment Time


Weight (Aircraft +LiDAR)

Point Density Speed & Altitude

The following conditions are assumed for the Operating Flight Altitude (AGL):
a) ambiguity resolved by the multiple-time-around (MTA) processing & flight planning;
b) target size ≥laser footprint; c) average ambient brightness; d) swath width given at a 100° FOV

AGL (m)

200 kHz

400 kHz

600 kHz

820 kHz

Swath Width (m)

10012 pts/m²23 pts/m²34 pts/m²44 pts/m²238
1508 pts/m²15 pts/m²23 pts/m²29 pts/m²358
2006 pts/m²11 pts/m²17 pts/m²22 pts/m²478
2505 pts/m²9 pts/m²14 pts/m²18 pts/m²598
3004 pts/m²8 pts/m²11 pts/m²---719
3503 pts/m²7 pts/m²----404
4003 pts/m²6 pts/m²----956
4503 pts/m²------1,016
5002 pts/m²------1,159

Phoenix Software Suite

Included with all Phoenix LiDAR Systems packages

Phoenix LiDAR Systems provides a proprietary complete software suite for streamlined acquisition, geo-referencing, data fusion, export and post-processing in the cloud.

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