RIEGL VQX-1 Wing Pod

The RIEGL VQX-1 is a compact, rugged, and aerodynamically shaped wing pod ready for user-friendly installation and straight-forward application to facilitate various airborne mapping applications.

The pod is designed to carry one RIEGL Laser Scanner (VQ-480 II, VQ-580 II-(S), VUX-240, VUX-120²³, VUX-160²³ or VQ-840-G) as well as up to three high-resolution cameras and an appropriate high-end IMU/GNSS system.

The EASA supplemental type certificate for the pod to be mounted on Cessna Single Piston-Engine Aircraft models 172, 182, and 206 will be available soon.

Main Features
  • Robust and reliable wing pod
  • Uncompromising lightweight construction
  • Quick installation and removal (including power cabeling)
  • GNSS antenna to be mounted appropriately
  • EASA STC for Cessna 172-, 182- and 206- series in progress
      Main Applications
      • Corridor Mapping
      • Archeology and Cultural Heritage Documentation
      • Terrain and Canyon Mapping
      • Flood Zone Mapping
      • Surveying of Urban Environments
      • Glacier & Snowfield Mapping
      • Construction-Site Monitoring
      • Power Line, Railway Track, and Pipeline Inspection
      • Agriculture & Forestry
      • Emergency Management Planning
      • Accident Investigation
      • Moist Grassland Mapping

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