December 9, 2015 — UAV-America, manufacturer of world-class drone platforms, announced today the launch of a new long-duration flight time UAV to be revealed at the International Drone Expo (IDE) on December 11. The Eagle XF is capable of up to one-hour flight times with a payload of five pounds, leading the pack in the evolution of drone technology.
“UAV-America has been designing and building custom drone solutions for over three years,” says Founder Jim Cooper. “Eagle XF is the result of extensive development, testing, and listening to customers’ ideal requirements to create one of the most versatile products on the market today.”
As a member of the UAV Systems Association (UAVSA), UAV-America has worked with the organization and its parent company, the Tesla Foundation, to incorporate industry knowledge into the new designs.
“We’re looking forward to seeing UAV-America’s release unfold. The company embodies the innovation and commercialization of American jobs we support,” says Keith Kaplan, CEO of the Tesla Foundation Group. “We must lift up our fellow US-based organizations that have the spirit of advancement to bring us forward in the new economy, and nurture their growth.”
In addition to its extended flight times, Eagle XF also boasts features such as:
Molded carbon fiber frame with minimal parts and hardware
Fast packing time (less than one minute); packs to small, transportable size
Flexible platform capabilities that allow change-out of sensor pods, gimbals and more with quick-disconnect technology
Eagle XF is designed, manufactured and assembled in the USA. UAV-America also provides 12-month free telephone support from its US headquarters. For more information about the Eagle XF’s release, stop by Venom Batteries, Booth 334 at IDE or visit https://www.uavamerica.com/eagle.html.
UAV-America was created to deliver quality aerial platforms with “ready to fly” capability for aerial imaging. As a veteran-owned business, it provides UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) for infrastructure inspection, surveying and mapping, precision agriculture, cinematography and multiple other applications. UAV-America places superior customer service and support as its top priority, working directly with clients to design specific solutions to their needs. Using its experience in the industry, UAV-America now raises the bar to provide custom and off the shelf solutions in a flexible platform. To contact UAV-America, call 603-389-6364, or email info(at)uavamerica(dot)com.
About The Tesla Foundation Group
The Tesla Foundation Group is a not-for-profit science and technology foundation that is committed, through the power of research and education, to creating, promoting, and protecting American jobs and companies with innovation and the steps needed for commercialization. https://teslafoundationgroup.org
The Tesla Foundation Group is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.
About Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle Systems Association (UAVSA)
Created by the Tesla Foundation Group, the Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle Systems Association (UAVSA) is the first and largest commercial drone association solely dedicated to the commercial global drone community. The UAVSA is tirelessly working to promote the safe and ethical commercial operation of drones for the betterment of mankind. For more information, please visit: https://uavsa.org
The UAVSA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.