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​Heli-Expo 2017: UAV camera systems offered to helicopter market

6th March 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Tony Skinner, Helen Haxell in Dallas


Enstrom Helicopters has partnered with aerial imagery provider Vertivue to promote the new Skybox stabilised camera system on the 480B helicopter at Heli-Expo 2017.

The Skybox allows gimballed camera systems developed for small UAVs to be effectively integrated on the nose of a helicopter, at a drastically reduced cost to the installation of a more complex gimballed system developed specifically for larger aircraft.

Offering camera systems such as DJI's X5R and Z30 cameras, the Skybox features a heavy-duty gyro that eliminates the vibration from the helicopter, allowing the on-board operator to capture sharp and clear images.

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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