Superior payload up to 43 kg (95 pounds)

Endurance up to 3h (depending on configuration)

Rapid logistics (2 men, van or pick-up, set-up in 15 minutes)

Multiple sensor integration and product customization

Stable flight patterns (withstanding critical conditions)

Swiss quality and engineering


Rotary system: Flettner double rotor system (4 blades)
Rotor diameter: 2 x 2,82 m
Engine: High performance turbine
Fuel: JET A1 (optional Diesel)
Fuel consumption: Approx. 15 L/hour
Dimension l/w/h: 2,32 m x 0,7 m x 0,92 m
Max payload: more than 40kg
MTOW: approx. 87kg
Max fuel capacity: Main tank 13 L; additional tanks available for longer flying time (2 x 4 L; 2 x 7 L; 2 x 13 L)
Max flight time: Up to 2,5 hours
Max service ceiling: Up to 3000 m AMSL
Max groundspeed: 20 m/s (72 km/h)
Note: All performance data about the SDO-50V2 and the GCS are subject to change, depending on final payload configuration.

Aerial surveillance

More payload means the capacity of carrying the best in class ISR sensors over longer distances with more time in the air.

Our solution

Aerial surveillance will give you unparalleled flexibility compared to traditional surveillance methods. Most of the traditional surveillance is limited by the stationary nature of the observer or camera. Earlier aerial surveillance methods using helicopters deemed expensive and risky for human lives.

The SDO-50V2 with its class leading payload capability allows the user to choose the best camera system for their mission regardless of weight. Higher payload capacity means you will be able to carry multiple sensors or fly much longer.

A key advantage of the SDO-50V2 aerial system is its ability to collect imagery, ideally suited for reconnaissance or rapid situation awareness with application for decision makers to detect, monitor and act upon potential threats from a safe distance.

The SDO-50V2 has long endurance and quick turn around time. You will always have and eye in the sky when and where your need it the most.


Search large areas with high-definition thermal and infrared video sensors when the cost or risk for manned operations is not justifiable.

Our solution

Such services are increasingly used by emergency services, such as police officers, firefighters or volunteer rescue teams searching vast areas in critical conditions.

The SDO-50V2 can also provide real-time visual information and data for better situational awareness in the aftermath of an earthquake or hurricane. Our services can also become essential in order to locate a lost person in the jungles, mountains or valleys. This results in less people needed to locate and rescue an injured person or group of people as well as reducing the costs and risks of such missions.


More precise, quick and cost-sensitive inspections and mapping of remote strategic assets and areas.

Our solution

Regular inspections of critical infrastructure, such as high tension power lines, gas and oil pipelines and power plants are imperative for their uninterrupted operation and security. Downtime of infrastructure is costly and inspection/maintenance operations can often be dangerous to personnel. In the recent years UAVs have proven to be invaluable in these operations.

The SDO-50V2 can also conduct topographic surveys to asses site feasibility and offer in-depth information of environmental risks while being equipped with top of the range LiDAR, hyperspectral, multispectral or high definition camera modules.


Delivery of medical supplies, fast response and critical material transported cost-efficiently, 24/7 and with less human risk to remote locations and infrastructure.

Every second matters in a medical emergency and when the SDO50-V2 can help you save valuable time and money in those situations. Our services and technologies can access places where poor infrastructure has made it difficult to reach patients in need.

Transport efficiently and safely critical spare parts and repair material from on-shore sites to off-shore drilling rigs, platforms and other installations.

Reduce human risks and operational costing by doing it with the SDO-50V2.


Emerson Aguiar


Mathias Angerer


Josef Bärtsch


Davy Dilant

Project Associate

Markus Ehrsam

Customer Support / Logistics

Fritz Gabathuler


Roger Holzer

Sr. Sales Consultant, Asia

Dr. Michael Kronenberg

CMO and Strategic Alliances

Pascal Lucarelli


Lukas Obrist

Interim CEO

Arangan Varatharajah

Sales & Training

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