Aeronavics SkyJib-8 Ti-QR Professional Multirotor Helicopter

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Upgrades Camera Mount Options Dual Operator Setup Waypoint Data Link Custom Pelican Transport Case Mission Control Ground Station Mission Control Flight Ops Set of Carbon Propellers Flight Training HD Wireless Video Downlink Field Repair Kit Extra Battery

The Aeronavics SkyJib-8 Ti-QR Professional Multirotor Helicopter is an iconic aerial robotic workhorse designed for payloads up to 5 kg. Designed with field operations in mind it is easy to pack down and deploy with quick release components. The craft is made from high quality carbon composites and aircraft grade alloys including Titanium. The several camera mounting options accommodate a variety of cameras and offer smooth and fully stabilized footage. The SkyJib 8 is worldwide renowned as the platform for cameras such as the RED Epic and has assisted in many Hollywood productions and other professional film projects. The new Titanium Series has perfected the art of MultiRotor Craft design Aeronavics prides itself on creating beauty and high tech versatility in a package which sets the highest standard in the world for aerial robotics; also available in Retractable Landing Gear version SJR. 3520/11 class style motors on 15 propellers. 540mm boom set 1140mm overall diameter. 

Packages(see options)





Package 1 - This package includes a fully assembled and tested craft to add to your fleet and bind to your existing radio(As shown price). 
Package 2 - A fully assembled and tested craft including 9 channel radio fully setup and configured, two batteries, battery charging station, and 2 hour instruction.

Package 3 - Only add a Camera and you are setup to capture fully stabilized imagery (video and stills) and see 
real-time what the camera is recording with Mission Control Lite. 






Ti-QR Series
Quick Release foldaway booms without compromising electronics integrity. Complete with Titanium fasteners, secure and with future Aviation Authority airworthy certification in mind.


Battery Mounting Crash Cage
Previously mounted onto the sides of the core, our SkyJib Ti-QR have Battery Mounting directly on the crash cage, taking them out of the way of the propellers and Retractable Landing Gear. For SkyJib Ti-QR Models. To accommodate for the Ti-QR update we have designed battery mounting plates for the XM to allow clearance for the Quick Release Mechanism. 


Tinted & Printed Domes
Large dome with either a “dark tinted” or “carbon fiber” printed finish – this larger dome now allows a much easier fit for electronics mounting under the hood with ample room for larger ESC’s on the Aeronavics power distribution board – and room for other electronics components in a safe and protected area; made from 1.5mm polycarbonate – UV stable and unbreakable. 210mm diameter dome with either a “dark tinted” or “carbon fiber” printed finish – this dome allows an easy fit for electronics mounting under the hood with ample room for larger ESC’s on the Aeronavics power distribution board – and room for other electronics components in a safe and protected area; made from 1.5mm polycarbonate – UV stable and unbreakable.


Engine Mount Bolt Fasteners
Engine mount bolt fastening configuration with easy access for “pre-flight” safety checks and assembly. Engine mount disks designed to fit the newly emerging disk style motors on the market, including “captive nut slots” to hold the fastener in place.


Carbon Fiber Booms
High quality carbon fiber booms with an even finer manufacture tolerance offering a higher precision and greater strength without more weight; and an attractive new “satin carbon finish” on all the Aeronavics range (including even the landing gear skids) making this the most eye-catching and highest specification craft on the market. Highest quality carbon fiber with “satin carbon finish” on all the Aeronavics range (including even the landing gear skids), making this the most eye-catching and highest specification craft on the market.


Titanium Components
New “Titanium Tint” anodized coating on all alloy parts offering a more neutral and industrial appearance. 


Mount Boots
New “RED” engine mount boot and boom nacelle high visibility optional enhancements in the kit.


Engine Mounts
New engine mount disks designed to fit the newly emerging disk style motors on the market capable of running on higher voltages (such as 5 and 6 cell Lithium packs).  The disks now also include “captive nut slots” to hold the fastener in place.


Vibration Dampeners
New quick release gear rail vibration dampener seat – made from raw unprocessed nylon and Teflon coated for smoother operation – and now also with even more precision fitting for maximum performance.


New “Titanium” engine mount bolts providing maximum strength for Aviation Safety Certification.


Coax Engine Mount Shields
New engine mount shields are also included, on coaxial configurations, to offer protection to your engine wires in case of a mishap and for cosmetic appeal. 



Mission Control


Aeronavics has developed a range of Ground or Base Station units (Mission Control) to allow the operator of the Aerial Robot to easily view on board video streams. Live telemetry data shows the state and health of the craft and also allows for a means to operate the craft without hand held control interfaces such as RC transmitters.


1. The “Lite” unit is an RC Transmitter mounted display screen and wireless video downlink - this is the simplest way to interact with the craft in order to pilot and view simultaneously what the craft is seeing, and operate the camera remotely.


2. The “Ground Station” unit is housed in a quality and robust SKB case and offers a variety of interface options - this self-powered unit can run additional monitors, provide USB charging, video control interfaces as well as its own Hi Resolution monitor and Remote control unit. Dimensions: 500 x 400 x 280 mm


3. The “Flight Ops” version has all the features of the “Ground Station” unit as well as a joystick control 2.4 Ghz 6 channel transmitter for a second operator to con- trol the craft or its on-board devices such as Thermal imaging cameras and laser sighting equipment. It also has an i-Pad mounting facility for tablet control interfaces such as way- point and grid pattern autonomous flight modes and an array of automated flight and camera functions. This unit enables two people to efficiently conduct full search and rescue, sur- veillance and situational awareness operations in the field, as well as advanced camera control for film and television. Dimensions: 500 x 400 x 280 mm


PIX4D Mapping Software

Pix4Dmapper is used by a wide range of industries such as Mining, Agriculture, Topography, Natural Resources Management, Emergency Response and many more to help professionals of multiple domains with mapping as an easy day to day task. Pix4D mapper converts aerial and oblique images taken by the SkyJib into geo-referenced 2D orthomosaics and 3D surface models and point clouds. With its advanced automatic aerial triangulation based purely on image con- tent and unique optimization techniques. Pix4 Dmapper software offers up to centimeter-grade 3D precision, features a fully automatic workflow and can be used by anyone as it is intuitive and easy to use. You can assess, edit and improve projects directly in the software using the rayCloud and Mosaic Editor and seamlessly import results into any professional GIS, CAD and traditional photogrammetry software package.

Survey-grade accuracy: Achieve up to cm grade, LiDAR like 3D precision.
Intuitive and easy to use: no training needed, easily process projects thanks to the fully automated workflow and visualize and edit results.

Aeronavics offers a SkyJib 8 - Pix4Dmapper package from $26600.00(Call us at: 1(877)-407-5969 for more info). This solution can be used in Mining, Topography, Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, Construction and Emergency Response industries. It will allow you to:

1. Use the fully automatic workflow and let the software handle all calibration and processing to achieve survey grade accurate outputs. 
2. Increase efficiency and save on extra field trips with Rapid Check mode for instant quality assessment directly on site.
3. Annotate and measure polylines (breaklines), surfaces and volumes (stockpiles) with the highest precision achievable
4. Generate your orthomosaics, DSMs and point clouds from aerial and oblique imagery using any camera and lens, including multi-band images. Keep full control over your projects at all times by assessing and editing all tie points (GCPs, Check points, etc.).
5. Assess and edit your projects using the rayCloud and Mosaic Editor. Improve the accuracy of your projects and annotate objects directly in the software, then seamlessly import your results and vector objects into your industry specific workflow and any GIS, CAD and traditional photogrammetry software package.


General Specifications

Payload Capacity - 5Kg (5000g)
Flight Endurance - 15 minutes
MTOW - 16Kg
Diameter - 1172 mm 
Pack-down dimensions - 1164 x 286 mm 
Payload/Ground Clearance - 450 mm
Modular setup - easy pack down for transport
Pelican Custom Travel Cases (optional)
Real-time streaming of onboard video to mission control ground stations 
GPS coordination and waypoint programming (various degrees)
Various fail safes including ‘auto-leveling’, ‘position hold’, ‘return to base’, ‘auto-land on low battery’ and controller-redundancy (non-standard) 
Battery powered (LiPo)
Operational wind speed for autonomous flight up to 40km/h
Range of 3km (extendable up to 25km)
Speed up to 80km/h
Height ceiling of 400ft AGL (regulation enforced)

Aerial Robotics – THE NEXT “BIG THING”
Aerial Robotics or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, are already proving to be ‘the next big thing’ comparable to the personal computer 40 years ago. There are countless applications in a wide array of industries to help save time and money, increase safety, offer peace of mind and expand creative perspectives. Systems are easy to use, affordable, quiet and environmentally friendly; more great reasons to adopt this technology.


From Hollywood blockbusters to wedding photography - aerial robotics is changing the way video and images are captured. Surreal sweeping shots, a true birds-eye view... Wildlife documentaries, commercials, news reports, advertisements and live broadcasts of sporting events are all enhanced by the new perspectives our systems offer. World renowned for advanced vibration dampening, payload capacity, transportability and durability, our systems have been the preferred choice for industry professionals for several years.

Public Services
Easy to deploy, operate and retrieve, these systems are an essential resource to increase situational awareness, assess damage from natural disasters, search for missing bushwalkers, find hot spots in forest fires, sample air for pollution, map environments, inspect infrastructure, secure borders, report accidents and monitor environmental change. Infrared and Thermal Imaging cameras and various other equipment such as 3D LIDAR expand the functional value of these craft; the potential is limitless and we are ever expanding the scope of possibility.

Cost effective, saving time and reducing risk to human lives – industrial applications are expanding for this technology and we are developing specialized craft for these; an ideal tool for mapping, planning and progress monitoring. Property developers can provide views from the 3rd, 4th, 10th floor of a building that does not even exist yet. Damage to property and the environment can be swiftly and accurately assessed after natural disasters; architects can create instant 3D images and imprints of subject areas and structures. Mining companies can gather volumetric data in just minutes; surveyors and construction companies can 3D map area’s with relative ease; a power company can inspect lines and transformers, and carry leader lines across gulley’s and ravines. This list grows daily.

Scan your property with a birds-eye view to inspect infrastructure and stock - gathering crucial information for planning the day’s activities. Remove the safety hazard of monitoring and mustering in rough terrain, save fuel, machinery costs and time simultaneously. Count stock instantly, accurately and remotely, recognize animals in distress. A number of agri-specific sensors are being developed for Precision Agriculture to monitor crop health, growth, irrigation, forecast yields, detect diseases at early stage and systems are even used to scare birds. Precision Spraying is under development for quick and precise crop and weed spraying, with greater safety for operator and environment. Forestry and fisheries are also opening to new possibilities that enable greater productivity.










Flight School & Certification

Aeronavics offers a range of flight training aligned with and recognised by CAA RPAS, including the “Manufacturer Training” required for certification in various countries. The packages are designed to supply the operator with the knowledge and skills to operate aerial robotic craft safely and within Aviation Authority regulations.

The following training programs are offered / implemented:
Intermediate (1 day):
Introduction to flight safety
Technical overview of electronics
Overview of controller and modes
Practical assisted flights and controls with basic maneuvers
Comprehensive (3-5 days):
Extensive overview of safety, flight logging and craft maintenance
Basic Air Law - TBD
Full technical overview of crafts and all their components
Configuration and assembly of electronic components
Full technical overview of flight controller
Configuration of flight controller
Flight controller modes and features
Standard operation procedures for performing flights
Flight simulator - 2 hours
Basic assisted flights - 2 hours
Basic flight modes - 2 hours
Basic flight manoeuvres - 4 hours
Comprehensive fails safe and recoveries - 4 hours • Autonomous waypoint flying - 8 hours
Intermediate flight manoeuvres - 4 hours
Manual (unstabilised) flight training - 4 hours
Full technical evaluation - 4 hours
Full piloting evaluation - 4 hours

Please contact us for specialised training and assistance requirements. Consultancy services are available for Agricultural applications in collaboration with AbacusBio - details available on request. 
Regulation/Certification requirements differ per country – we can supply you with the relevant information.

NOTE: Price is for a fully assembled and tested craft to add to your fleet and bind to your existing radio(Also see options). Product lead time 2-4 weeks.



Entry Level


Payload Capacity


Max Altitude

Regulation Enforced 122m(400ft)

Flight Endurance

Product Details
Payload Capacity: 5Kg (5000g)
Flight Endurance: 15min
MTOW: 16Kg
Diameter: 1172mm
Pack-down dimensions: 1164 x 286 mm
Payload/Ground Clearance: 450 mm
Modular setup: Easy pack down for transport
Real-time streaming of onboard video to mission control ground stations: YES
GPS coordination and waypoint programming (various degrees): YES
Various fail safes including ‘auto-leveling’, ‘position hold’, ‘return to base’, ‘auto-land on low battery’: YES
Battery powered: LiPo
Operational wind speed for autonomous flight: Up to 40km/h
Range: 3km (extendable up to 25km)
Speed: Up to 80km/h
Height ceiling: 400ft AGL (regulation enforced)
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