The RIEGL VP-1 HeliCopterPod is designed to offer smooth integration of airborne laser scanning systems into manned helicopters. The small and lightweight pod can be mounted on standard hard points and typical camera mounts. Quick release adapter brackets and a minimum of external cabling (i.e. power supply, LAN, GPS antenna) allow quick system installation and removal.

It is available for integration of the RIEGL VUX-1LR, RIEGL VUX-1UAV and now also for the RIEGL VUX-240 Airborne Laser Scanner. The scanner with IMU/ GNSS unit with antenna, the control unit and a digital camera are fully integrated into the respective design.

Main Features
  • Robust and reliable airborne scanner carrying platform
  • Fully mechanical and electrical integration of sensor system components into aircraft fuselage
  • Available for integration of the RIEGL VUX-1LR, the RIEGL VUX-1UAV and the RIEGL VUX-240
    Main Applications
    • Precision Agriculture
    • Archaeology & Cultural Heritage
    • Terrain and Canyon Mapping
    • Surveying of Urban Environments
    • Power Line, Railway Track, and Pipeline Inspection
    • Accident Investigation
    • Emergency Management Planning


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