The XPlanet quadrotor UAV is the latest drone from XAG, China’s other massive drone company, which is challenging DJI in the application sector. It has a 20 litre, auto-fill spray tank and four peristaltic pumps providing automatic flow control to a maximum flowrate of 7.2 l/min. Four rotary atomisation nozzles are fitted below the rotors. For granules it has a 16 litre tank and JetSeed rotating spreader that offers application widths from 2.5m-4.5m.
It comes with a 4D imaging radar front and rear, as well as RTK positioning via 4G phone signal. XAG’s SuperX Pro flight control system operates autonomously according to prescription maps through an App on a smartphone or an ‘intelligent control stick’, which also provides a swarm mode.
|Product:||XPlanet Agricultural UAS|
|Max payload capacity:||20 litre|
|No. rotors / effective swath width:||7m (rapid), 4.5m (fine)|
|Max flight time (per charge):||13-15min (loaded)|
|Battery capacity in mAh:||18,000|
|Standard charge time:||15min (SuperCharge)|
|Typical retail price:||n/a|