RIEGL VQX-2 Helicopter Pod

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.

Main 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 
    Main Applications
    • Corridor Mapping
    • High Point Density Mapping
    • Wide Area / High Altitude Mapping
    • Mapping of Complex Urban Environments
    • Terrain and Canyon Mapping
    • Glacier & 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