Sprite, the super rugged drone from Ascen AeroSystems


After a tough but successful crowdfunding campaign don Ascent AeroSystem raised no less than $ 406.061 thanks to the collaboration of 532 sponsors to make the project of a super-resistant modular drone a reality, today we can talk about what Sprite It is a reality that has just hit the market. Before continuing, tell you that if you are interested in this peculiar drone, you can now purchase it through the Web page company officer.

Considering the characteristics that make Sprite a very important drone to take into account, tell you that despite being a drone maybe too basic equipped with two coaxially positioned rotors, a configuration that provides great stability in flight. On the other hand, as you can see in the video located just below these lines, the propellers are retractable which in turn will allow any user to save it without fear of any type of incident or make it much safer in case the device fails and fall to the ground.

On the other hand, highlight certain aspects such as a length of 35 centimeters and a diameter of 10 centimeters while its weight finally remains at 1,2 kilograms. In terms of autonomy, according to the company it moves between the 10 and 12 minutes reaching speeds of up to 36 kilometers per hour. Finally, it should be noted that, in terms of software, it has a function of autonomous flight with a radius of up to six kilometers separated from the operator thanks to the DroidPlanner or Mission Planner programs created by 3D Robotics.

If you are interested in getting a unit, tell you that today it is for sale at an official price of U.S. dollar 849. In case you want an even more advanced function, it is possible to purchase the FPV pack that allows the user to pilot Sprite with a first-person view thanks to special glasses. If you dare with this version tell you that the price goes up to U.S. dollar 1.199.

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