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Giving Flight To Clients Ideas Worldwide
Let the Aurelia X8 Standard give your ideas flight! With a large payload bay, this platform designed for professional and industrial use features unbeatable versatility for a wide range of payloads and is capable of carrying up to 8 kg (17 lb).
Designed to be future proof, the Aurelia X8 Standard utilizes open source hardware and technology across the aircraft.
The Aurelia X8 Standard is delivered ready to fly out of the box with minimal setup required. Just install your payload and take it to the skies!
The Aurelia X8 Standard features an open-source Pixhawk flight controller, offering endless possibilities to customize your drone for your specific operation.
The standard configuration is set up with ArduPilot software, however, upon request, we can install PX4 instead.
We offer both the Cube Orange and Cube Blue flight controllers. You can learn more information about both options further down the page.
We are proud to support domestic supply chains in our products. The Aurelia X8 Standard features extensive use of U.S manufactured components throughout its systems.
The Cube Blue flight controller and onboard electronics are all manufactured in California, giving you the performance, reliability, and sophistication Aurelia Aerospace strives for.
The Aurelia X8 Standard is both NDAA 848 and TAA compliant.
Designed for ease of use, the Aurelia X8 Standard features an LCD status display at the side of the aircraft.
The status display gives you quick insight into the current flight mode, GPS satellites locked, failsafe warnings, battery levels, and more. Another design feature designed to enhance ease of use is an onboard mini toolkit.
The toolkit features all the hex wrenches used in the Aurelia X8 Standard allowing you to quickly make repairs, or swap propellers when out in the field even if you forget your own tools!
When a drone that uses only 4 motors loses an engine, the aircraft will immediately lose stability and come crashing to the ground.
With the 8-motor configuration on the Aurelia X8 Standard you can fly with peace of mind, knowing that even in the case of a motor failure, the aircraft will stay airborne and maintain stable flight.
Have peace of mind knowing that Lifetime Product Support comes included with the Aurelia X8 Standard.
Upon receiving your Aurelia X8 Standard, one of our technicians will schedule an introductory Zoom call with you to go over the aircraft and answer any questions you may have prior to the first flight.
If you ever require any further help with the Aurelia X8, you can simply scan the QR code sticker attached to your airframe to book a Zoom call.
This product support is included for the life of the Aurelia X8 Standard at no extra cost.
The Aurelia X8 Standard comes with the Standard battery option, or the Long Endurance (LE) battery option available. The Standard battery option will give flight times of 25 minutes, while the Long Endurance (LE) battery setup increases your flight time by more than 50% to 45 minutes.
Utilizing the latest in battery technology, the Long Endurance battery weight is nearly identical to the weight of the Standard batteries, ensuring you still get to carry a full 8kg (17lb) payload.
To select the Aurelia X8 Standard with Long-Endurance battery option, select from either the Starter Bundle with LE Batteries, Explorer Bundle with LE Batteries, or Ultimate Bundle with LE Batteries at the top of the page.
In less than 30 seconds, with a click of the button on each arm joint, the Aurelia X8 Standard can instantly fold down, allowing for quick disassembly and easy transportation.
With more than 20 available flight modes, including a new swarm mode (allowing you to fly multiple X8 aircraft at once), the Aurelia X8 Standard has a flight mode for any mission.
The free QGroundControl (QGC) mission planning software available for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS devices allows you to set flight modes, program routes over a Google Maps overlay, set altitudes, geofencing, and much more. Learn more about QGroundControl by clicking here.
Alternatively, Mission Planner software (also free) is recommended for those looking for mission planning software with additional functionality. Learn more about Mission Planner by clicking here.
As a platform that is relied on by some of the world's top research institutions, companies, and government agencies, extensive thought has gone into the design, and engineering of every aspect of the Aurelia X8 Standard to create a platform that delivers reliability, and sophistication, performance, and versatility.
We are proud to offer a free 30-day trial program in partnership with Aurelia Aerospace.
The program allows registered businesses, government entities, and educational institutions to receive the Aurelia X8 Standard or another Aurelia Aerospace model to try for 30 days at no cost. There is no prepayment, no commitment, and no deposit necessary.
Please talk to one of our drone specialists to request a demo.
The Aurelia X8 Standard comes with a 6-month warranty. This warranty covers any components that fail on the drone within the first 6 months.
There is also a 2-year extended warranty available.
ArduPilot is the most advanced, full-featured, and reliable open-source software for drones. Open-source software is constantly evolving and being improved upon by a diverse team of developers around the world.
EDU / GOV
UAV Systems International is proud to offer special pricing to EDU, GOV, and non-profit agencies. Please contact one of our customer representatives for more information.
If you have a payload that requires a larger space than the 430mm offered, please check our optional XL Landing Gear option offered at the bottom of this page. With the XL Landing gear option your payload clearance will increase to 550mm.
|Max Flight Time||Standard Batteries:|
|UAV Empty Weight||5950g | 13.12 lb|
|UAV Weight Incl Batteries||Standard Batteries:|
8950g | 19.73 lb
11230g | 24.76 lb
|Payload Capability||8000g | 17.64 lb|
|UAV MTOW||Standard Batteries:|
16950g | 37.37 lb
19230g | 42.39 lb
|Max Flight Speed||35 mph | 56 km/h|
|Max Wind Resistance||20 mph | 32 km/h|
|Max Service Ceiling||3000m ASL|
|Data Link Encryption||AES-128|
(HereLink Black, Skydroid H16, HereLink Blue, and RFD900X)
|Operating Frequencies||915 MHz (Worldwide)
433 MHz (Europe)
2.4 GHz (HereLink Ground Station Only)
|Operating Range||Standard -|
1.5 mi (2.4 km)
w/ HereLink -
3.0 mi (5 km)
|Battery Type||Standard Batteries:|
Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
|Battery Capacity||Standard Batteries:|
2x 12,000 mAh
2x 22,000 mAh
|Operating Temperature||-15C to +50C|
|GPS Constellations||GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou|
|Rangefinder LIDAR Accuracy||+/- 4 cm|
|Rangefinder LIDAR Range||0 - 12 Meters|
|Redundancy||2 Accelerometer / 2 Gyroscope / 1 Mag|
|ADS-B||uAvionix 1090 with a 12 mile (20 km) range|
|Europe/UK Drone Class||C3 Class|
|Export Control Classification (ECCN)||EAR99|
The Aurelia X8 Standard is compliant with Remote ID requirements both in the USA and in the European Union/UK. All orders to the USA, UK, and European Union placed from Sept 2022 onwards will include a Remote ID module.
The Aurelia X8 Standard has an RPAS Safety assurance with Transport Canada to perform advanced operations in controlled airspace (Class A-F) and near people.
Are you interested in the Aurelia X8 Standard or one of our other models and would like to receive more documentation such as the user manual, and technical drawings?
Request more information here by completing the form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Payload Railings for
The Aurelia X8 Standard includes 2 payload railings installed under the battery bay. Attach payloads easily by mounting your payload to the 2 rods, and adjusting the center of gravity as needed.
The inclusion of a rangefinder LIDAR gives the Aurelia X8 Standard accuracy of 4 cm in the vertical axis up to an altitude of 12 meters, allowing for smooth landings and steady flying/terrain following at low altitudes.
Your Personal Assistant - 24/7
Record flight and maintenance logs, view flight checklists, check detailed weather reports, review no fly zones and restricted flight zones around you, search a digital user manual and much more with your virtual assistant, Aurelia Assist!
The application is easily accessible via any internet browser on a cell phone, tablet or computer, and all data is stored securely in the cloud. No software downloads are needed.
Aurelia Assist Includes
Flight Simulator Software to Practice*
*The simulator is used through the Steam platformAvoid costly crashes and become an expert at flying your Aurelia X8 Standard without ever touching your physical drone. Included with Aurelia Assist is a flight simulator compatible with any Windows computer. The simulator allows you to use the transmitter included with your Aurelia X8 Standard, connected to your computer via USB to practice flying.
Program flights using Mission Planner in the simulator, and see how changes to the aircraft's configuration affect its flight performance. See how wind, environmental changes, and more affect the performance of the drone using adjustable settings in the software.
*The simulator is used through the Steam platform
If you need any assistance configuration your Aurelia X8 Standard or have any questions about the options listed please do not hesitate to reach out to one of our drone specialists who will be more than happy to assist you
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Save $700 with the Explorer Bundle
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Save $800 with the Ultimate Bundle
The payload is perhaps the most important part of your Aurelia X8 Standard. The X8 Standard features a large payload bay, allowing for a wide variety of payloads up to 8 kg (17 lb).
Below are some of our most popular payload options, however, if you have any questions about configuring your payload, or would like to add a payload that is not listed here, please do not hesitate to reach out to one of our drone specialists.
We offer additional add on's and payloads that may not be listed on this page. If you are interested in a specific add on or payload not shown here please speak with one of our drone specialists.
UAV Systems International is proud to be an authorized premium reseller of Aurelia Aerospace products. UAV Systems International, in addition to Aurelia Aerospace, can provide service and support for the lifetime of the product to all of our customers worldwide.
At Aurelia Aerospace our mission is to give our customers ideas flight. Whether that is using one of our platforms to perform medical deliveries or carrying a specialized sensor for research, we want to give your ideas flight. That is why we offer all customers the chance to try our products for 30 days with no commitment. If after 30 days you are not happy with our product for whatever reason, we will refund the total amount for your purchase, plus give you $100 to use towards another platform from any manufacturer, ensuring you are able to give your ideas flight.