Aerial Precision Ag is marketing a four-motor radio-controlled camera drone for ag producers to use for still and video monitoring of their fields.
The ready-to-fly kits retail or $3,800 and come with a carrying case, the drone, battery recharges, a digital camera and RC controller.
The easy-to-fly drone itself is a four-rotor aircraft capable of 400-foot altitudes and a range of 2 miles from the RC transmitter. The camera mounted within the drone is stabilized with servos and gyroscopes, allowing for vibration-free video and photo images.
For more on the drones and Aerial Precision Ag, a division of Cirrus Rotors, email the company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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