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Giving Flight To Clients Ideas Worldwide
Let the Aurelia X8 MAX give your ideas flight! With a large payload bay, this is our largest platform designed for professional and industrial use.
The X8 MAX features unbeatable versatility for a wide range of payloads and is capable of carrying up to 11 kg (24 lb). It is designed to fall under the 25kg (55 lb) MTOW limit under FAA and EASA rules.
The Aurelia X8 MAX is delivered ready to fly out of the box with minimal setup required. Just install your payload and take to the skies!
The Aurelia X8 MAX 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 MAX 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 MAX is both NDAA 848 and TAA compliant.
Designed for ease of use, the Aurelia X8 MAX 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 MAX allowing you to quickly make repairs, or swap propellers when out in the field even if you forget your own tools!
Have peace of mind knowing that Lifetime Product Support comes included with the Aurelia X8 MAX.
Upon receiving your Aurelia X8 MAX, 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 MAX, 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 MAX at no extra cost.
In less than 30 seconds, with a click of the button on each arm joint, the Aurelia X8 MAX can instantly fold down, allowing for quick disassembly and easy transportation.
To ensure the traceability of your Aurelia X8 MAX during transportation, the optional Travel Case now comes standard with an Apple AirTag installed inside it.
Pair the included AirTag with any iOS device and know where exactly your Aurelia X8 MAX is at all times using the Find My app. Enjoy peace of mind and ensure your X8 MAX shipment is never lost by an airline or shipping company when moving from one location to another.
With more than 20 available flight modes, including a new swarm mode (allowing you to fly multiple X8 aircraft at once), the Aurelia X8 MAX 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.
Alternatively, Mission Planner software (also free) is recommended for those looking for mission planning software with additional functionality.
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 MAX to create a platform that delivers reliability, 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 MAX 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 MAX 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.
UAV Systems International is an official partner of Ardupilot. Ardupilot is the most advanced, full-featured, and reliable open-source software for drones. The open-source software is constantly evolving and being improved upon by a diverse team of developers around the world.
UAV Systems International is proud to offer special pricing to EDU, GOV, and non-profit agencies. Please contact one of our customer service representatives for more information.
|Max Flight Time||55 Minutes|
|UAV Empty Weight|| 6800g | 15.00 lb|
|UAV Weight Incl Batteries||11466g | 25.27 lb|
|Payload Capability||11000g | 24.25 lb|
|UAV MTOW||22466g | 49.52 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, HereLink Blue, and RFD900X)
|Operating Frequencies||915 MHz (Worldwide)
433 MHz (Europe)
5.8 GHz (HereLink Ground Station Only)
|Operating Range||Standard RFD900UX -|
3 mi (5 km)
with HereLink -
3 mi (5 km)
|Battery Type||Long-Endurance Batt. -|
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
|Battery Capacity||2x 27,000 mAh|
|GPS||uBlox ZED F9P|
|GPS Constellations||GPS, GLONASS,|
Galileo, BeiDou, L2 Band (concurrently)
|Rangefinder LiDAR Accuracy||+/- 2.5 cm|
|Rangefinder LiDAR Range||0 - 40 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 MAX 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 MAX 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 MAX 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.
The double reinforced landing gear on each side of the Aurelia X8 MAX, along with our largest payload bay allow you to mount your biggest payloads with ease.
The Aurelia X8 MAX has two carbon fiber mounting tubes underneath the battery bay allow for easy mounting of common payloads such as any of the Gremsy Gimbals.
If you are interested in customizing the payload bay for a specific requirement please speak with one of our customer service representatives who will be happy to assist.
Electronics for the Aurelia X8 MAX have been custom designed and fabricated by Aurelia Aerospace, designed to deliver performance, reliability, and sophistication.
Aurelia Aerospace custom-designed motors are IP rated, allowing you to fly in dusty or wet environments without issue.
The octocopter design allows the Aurelia X8 MAX to operate with only 6 functional motors, allowing for increased reliability and protection of your payload.
In the event the Aurelia X8 MAX is involved In a crash, the propellers are designed to shear, protecting the motors and electronics from costly damage.
Your Personal Assistant - 24/7
Manage flight logs, maintain, checklists, get instant support, order spare parts and accessories, review detailed weather information, check local drones laws/airspace restrictions, and much much more with your virtual assistant, Aurelia Assist!
Aurelia Assist Includes
Flight Simulator Software to Practice
Avoid costly crashes and become an expert at flying your Aurelia X8 MAX without ever touching your physical drone. Included with Aurelia Assist, the flight simulator compatible with Windows computers allows you to use the Radiomaster transmitter included with your Aurelia MAX, 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.
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The payload is perhaps one of the most important parts of your UAV. The Aurelia X8 MAX features a large payload bay, allowing for a wide variety of payloads up to 11 kg (24 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 support agents.
We offer a wide variety of add-ons that might not be listed on this page. In case you require any other add-on on your drone, please reach out to our drone specialist who can create the custom order for you. We customize drones for any need!
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.