Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly
Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly
Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly
Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly
Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly
Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly
Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly
Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly
Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly
Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly
Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly
Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly
Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly

    Aurelia X8 MAX - Ready To Fly

    $ 9,899.95 USD
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    Giving Flight To Clients Ideas Worldwide

    Giving Your
    Ideas Flight!

    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!

    Aurelia X8 MAX Front Facing View
    Aurelia X8 Standard GPS

    Pixhawk
    Flight Controller

    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. 

    US-Made
    Components

    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.

    Aurelia X8 Standard Arm Locks
    Aurelia X8 Standard Operating Panel

    Integrated LCD
    Status Panel

    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!

    Lifetime
    Product Support

    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. 

    Aurelia X8 Standard Operating Panel
    Aurelia X8 Standard Folded

    Fully Foldable
    for Easy Transport

    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.

    Custom Travel Case
    with Apple Airtag

    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.

    Custom Travel Case with Apple Airtag

    Mission Planning
    Software

    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. 

    Designed for

    Reliability, Sophistication,
    Performance & Versatility

    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.

    Try Before You Buy

    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.

    6-Month Warranty

    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. 

    Ardupilot partner

    Open-Source Software

    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.

    EDU/GOV Pricing

    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.

    Specifications

    Aurelia X8 MAX Technical Drawing
    Specs
    Max Flight Time 55 Minutes

    UAV Empty Weight  6800g   |   15.00 lb
    UAV Weight Incl Batteries11466g   |   25.27 lb
    Payload Capability11000g   |   24.25 lb
    UAV MTOW22466g   |   49.52 lb
    Max Flight Speed35 mph   |   56 km/h
    Max Wind Resistance20 mph   |   32 km/h
    Max Service Ceiling3000m ASL
    Data Link EncryptionAES-128
    (HereLink Black, HereLink Blue, and RFD900X)
    Specs
    Operating Frequencies915 MHz (Worldwide)

    433 MHz (Europe)

    5.8 GHz (HereLink Ground Station Only) 
    Operating RangeStandard 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
    Battery Voltage22.2V
    Specs
    GPS uBlox ZED F9P
    GPS ConstellationsGPS, GLONASS,
    Galileo, BeiDou, L2 Band (concurrently)


    Rangefinder LiDAR Accuracy+/- 2.5 cm
    Rangefinder LiDAR Range0 - 40 Meters
    CompassRM3100
    Redundancy2 Accelerometer / 2 Gyroscope / 1 Mag 


    ADS-BuAvionix 1090 with a 12 mile (20 km) range
    Europe/UK Drone ClassC3 Class
    Export Control Classification (ECCN)EAR99
    Federal Aviation Administration
    European Aviation Safety Agency

    Remote ID Compliant

    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. 

    Federal Aviation Administration

    Advanced Operations Compliance - Canada

    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. 

    Technical Documentation

    Technical
    Documentation Request

    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.

    Aurelia X8 MAX Payload Bay

    Large Payload Bay

    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.

    High Quality Electronics

    Electronics for the Aurelia X8 MAX have been custom designed and fabricated by Aurelia Aerospace, designed to deliver performance, reliability, and sophistication.

    IP Rated Motors

    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.

    Aurelia Assist

    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.

    Aurelia Drones In Action

    What is Included?

    Aurelia X8 MAX Standard Bundle
    • 1x Aurelia X8 MAX UAV
                 Configured & Ready To Fly
    • 2x Aurelia 27,000 mAh 6S 22.2V
                 Li-Ion Batteries
    • 1x Fast Charging LiPo Balance Charger 
    • 2x LiPo Firesafe Storage Bags with Handle
    • 2x 18650 Li-Ion Controller Batteries
                 (Radiomaster Option)
    • 1x Radiomaster TX16S Controller
                 (Radiomaster Option)
    • 1x Radiomaster TX16S Transmitter Case
                 (Radiomaster Option)
    • 1x Aurelia Aerospace Safety Vest
    • 1x Aurelia Aerospace Lanyard
    • 2x Aurelia Aerospace Stickers 
    • 1x Mini Tool Kit 
    • 8x Propeller Arm Holders
    • 1x Ground Telemetry Radio
                 (915 MHz / 433 MHz (EU))
    • 1x 8GB Micro SD Card
    • 1x Cleaning Cloth + Airframe Cleaner

    1 - Choose Your Bundle

    Starter Bundle

    Aurelia X8 MAX Standard Bundle
    • All of the items above


    Aurelia X8 MAX - Standard Bundle

    Explorer Bundle

    Aurelia X8 MAX Explorer Bundle
    Aurelia X8 MAX Explorer Bundle

    All of the items in the first image, plus the following in the second image;

    • 1x Travel Case
    • 1x Spare Battery Set (2 pcs)
    • 2x LiPo Battery Bags
    • 1x Spare Propeller Set (8 pcs)
    • 4x Propeller Protection bags
    • 1x Aurelia Drone Landing Pad
    Aurelia X8 MAX - Explorer Bundle

    Save $450 With The Explorer Bundle

    Ultimate Bundle

    Aurelia X8 MAX Ultimate bundle
    Aurelia X8 MAX Ultimate Bundle

    All of the items in the first image, plus the following in the second image;

    • 1x Travel Case 
    • 2x Spare Battery Sets (4 pcs)
    • 4x LiPo Battery Bags
    • 2x Spare Propeller Sets (16 pcs)
    • 8x Propeller Protection bags
    • 1x Aurelia Drone Landing Pad
    Aurelia X8 MAX - Ultimate Bundle

    2 - Optional Services

    Aurelia Assist Lifetime Membership
    Aurelia Assist Lifetime Membership

    Aurelia Assist Lifetime Membership

    $ 599.95 USD

    • Flight Simulator Software*
    • Manage flight logs
    • Manage maintenance logs
    • Pre and post-flight checklists
    • Ongoing Lifetime Videocall Support
    • Product support in the app
    • Digital, searchable user manual
    • Spare parts and accessories available with one tap
    • $500 line of credit with Aurelia Aerospace for spare parts/accessories**
    • Free priority shipping on all spare product purchases to limit downtime
    • View drone laws by country before you travel
    • Application fee waived for international drone permit requests
    • 50% discount on engineering modification requests
    • Extensive weather report of flying area
    • Third-party applications

    *  Choose to purchase the Aurelia Assist Application and flight simulator to enhance your flight preparation and experience. Aurelia Assist is not required to operate your drone.
    **Total outstanding amount will be charged on the first of the next month

    2-Year Extended Warranty (X8 MAX)
    2-Year Extended Warranty (X8 MAX)

    2-Year Extended Warranty (X8 MAX)

    $ 2,799.95 USD

    With the 2-Year Extended Warranty, you can increase the warranty of your Aurelia X8 MAX from 6 months to 2 years. The warranty begins the day you receive everything and covers any parts that are faulty during this period or any damage to the aircraft that occurs due to manufacturing defects or faulty parts.

    The Extended Warranty is valid for unlimited operating hours during the 2 Year period.

    3 - Choose Your Transmitter

    Radiomaster (Bundle Included)
    Radiomaster (Bundle Included)

    Radiomaster (Bundle Included)

    $ 0.00 USD

    Our standard transmitter included with your drone is the Radiomaster TX16S. The Radiomaster TX16S is designed for manual flight only. In order to program auto flights with GPS waypoints you will need a laptop alongside the Radiomaster, or you can upgrade to the HereLink Black or Blue.

    This Radiomaster has the following features:

    • 16 channels
    • 4.3" Color Display to view live telemetry data from the aircraft
    • Compatible with OpenTX
    • High-Quality Hall Sensor Gimbals
    • Ability to swap radio modules allowing you to use longer-range radios such as the RFD900 TX Mod
    HereLink Black
    HereLink Black

    HereLink Black

    $ 1,099.95 USD

    Enhance your operation with our most popular upgrade, the HereLink Black Ground Station. This transmitter allows you to manually fly your drone, view a live video feed from the aircraft at all times, and program automated missions on a Google Maps overlay.

    The HereLink Black has the following features:

    • 3 Functions in 1 unit - view live HD video feed at all times, manually fly the aircraft, and program auto missions using a Google Maps overlay
    • Touchscreen for ease of use
    • QGroundControl & Mission Planner installed
    • See the live aircraft location on a Google Maps interface
    • 2 mini HDMI video ports allow you to have two cameras connected and switch between the video feeds
    • Flight range up to 5 km (3 mi)
    • AES-128 Encryption
    • This upgrade replaces the Radiomaster TX16S transmitter with the HereLink Black Ground Station + HD Camera
    • The included 1080P HD Camera is installed on a fixed front-facing mount on your drone, however, it can be installed in a different position upon request

    HereLink Blue
    HereLink Blue
    HereLink Blue
    HereLink Blue
    HereLink Blue
    HereLink Blue
    HereLink Blue
    HereLink Blue

    HereLink Blue

    $ 3,949.95 USD

    The HereLink Blue is almost identical to the HereLink Black. The main difference is that it is assembled in an ITAR-certified factory in California. This version is designed for operators that require a US-made transmitter option, such as government or military operators.

    The HereLink Blue has the following features:

    • NDAA 848 / TAA Compliant
    • Industrial-grade billet aluminum housing
    • 3 Functions in 1 unit - view live HD video feed at all times, manually fly the aircraft, and program auto missions using a Google Maps overlay
    • Touchscreen for ease of use
    • QGroundControl & Mission Planner installed
    • See the live aircraft location on a Google Maps interface
    • 2 mini HDMI video ports allow you to have two cameras connected and switch between the video feeds
    • Flight range up to 5 km (3 mi)
    • AES-128 Encryption
    • This upgrade replaces the Radiomaster TX16S transmitter with the HereLink Blue Ground Station + HD Camera
    • The included 1080P HD Camera is installed on a fixed front-facing mount on your drone, however, it can be installed in a different position upon request
    • Includes a heavy-duty transmitter travel case

    4 - Choose Your Flight Controller

    Cube Orange with ADS-B (Bundle Included)
    Cube Orange with ADS-B (Bundle Included)

    Cube Orange with ADS-B (Bundle Included)

    $ 0.00 USD

    The Cube Orange is the standard flight controller option included with your drone. As one of the most popular flight controllers on the market, it offers proven performance and reliability.

    In addition, the carrier board also features a 1090 ADS-B uAvionix module with 12 miles (20km) range allowing you to see aircraft operating in your vicinity.

    Cube Blue with ADS-B
    Cube Blue with ADS-B

    Cube Blue with ADS-B

    $ 899.95 USD

    The Cube Blue is identical to the Cube Orange with the main difference being that it is manufactured in an ITAR-certified factory in California. The Cube Blue is designed for operators that require a US-made flight controller option, such as government or military operators.

    The Cube Blue is designed for operators that require a US-made flight controller option, such as government or military operators.



    5 - Choose Your Payload

    Aurelia X8 MAX Payload Bay

    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.

    Payload Release Drop Mechanism
    Payload Release Drop Mechanism
    Payload Release Drop Mechanism
    $ 299.95 USD
    Choose Your Preferred Gimbal
    Choose Your Preferred Gimbal
    Choose Your Preferred Gimbal
    Choose Your Preferred Gimbal
    Choose Your Preferred Gimbal
    Choose Your Preferred Gimbal
    Choose Your Preferred Gimbal
    $ 1,649.95 USD
    Sony A6000 Mirrorless Camera
    Sony A6000 Mirrorless Camera
    Sony A6000 Mirrorless Camera
    $ 899.95 USD
    Jetson Companion Computer Bundle
    Jetson Companion Computer Bundle
    Jetson Companion Computer Bundle
    $ 399.95 USD
    MicaSense RedEdge-MX add-on
    MicaSense RedEdge-MX add-on
    MicaSense RedEdge-MX add-on
    $ 4,999.95 USD
    Horizontal Liquid Spraying Kit
    Horizontal Liquid Spraying Kit
    Horizontal Liquid Spraying Kit
    Horizontal Liquid Spraying Kit
    Horizontal Liquid Spraying Kit
    Horizontal Liquid Spraying Kit
    Horizontal Liquid Spraying Kit
    Horizontal Liquid Spraying Kit
    Horizontal Liquid Spraying Kit
    $ 1,399.95 USD
    Drone Water Sampling System
    Drone Water Sampling System
    Drone Water Sampling System
    Drone Water Sampling System
    Drone Water Sampling System
    Drone Water Sampling System
    Drone Water Sampling System
    $ 799.95 USD
    Seed Spreading Application on Drone
    Seed Spreading Application on Drone
    Seed Spreading Application on Drone
    $ 699.95 USD

    6 - Additional Options

    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!

    X8 MAX Drone Servicing Kit 101
    X8 MAX Drone Servicing Kit 101

    X8 MAX Drone Servicing Kit 101

    $ 779.95 USD


    We have carefully tailored the Drone Servicing Kit 101 to include 101 of the most common parts that are most likely to get damaged in the event of a crash.


    The Servicing Kit 101 consists of 2 fully assembled arms, 2 completely assembled legs, plus 97 other common parts.

    Save money compared to buying these parts individually, and save time in the event of a crash by adding the Servicing Kit 101 to your order today.

    PX4 Flight Software Setup
    PX4 Flight Software Setup
    PX4 Flight Software Setup
    $ 0.00 USD
    Travel Case with Apple AirTag
    Travel Case with Apple AirTag
    Travel Case with Apple AirTag
    $ 599.95 USD
    Aurelia X8 Standard Propeller Set (8 Pcs)
    Aurelia X8 Standard Propeller Set (8 Pcs)
    Aurelia X8 Standard Propeller Set (8 Pcs)
    $ 339.95 USD
    Aurelia X8 Standard Propeller Guards
    Aurelia X8 Standard Propeller Guards
    Aurelia X8 Standard Propeller Guards
    $ 89.95 USD
    Aurelia X8 Standard Long-Endurance Battery Pack
    Aurelia X8 Standard Long-Endurance Battery Pack
    Aurelia X8 Standard Long-Endurance Battery Pack
    $ 1,299.95 USD
    Aurelia LiPo Battery Bag
    Aurelia LiPo Battery Bag
    Aurelia LiPo Battery Bag
    $ 39.95 USD
    Battery Fast Charger
    Battery Fast Charger
    Battery Fast Charger
    $ 399.95 USD
    2-Year Extended Warranty (X8 MAX)
    2-Year Extended Warranty (X8 MAX)
    2-Year Extended Warranty (X8 MAX)
    $ 2,799.95 USD
    Drone Airframe Cleaning Kit (Spray + Cloth)
    Drone Airframe Cleaning Kit (Spray + Cloth)
    Drone Airframe Cleaning Kit (Spray + Cloth)
    $ 29.95 USD
    Drone Landing Pad
    Drone Landing Pad
    Drone Landing Pad
    $ 59.95 USD
    X8 Obstacle Avoid. LIDAR (8 sensors)
    X8 Obstacle Avoid. LIDAR (8 sensors)
    X8 Obstacle Avoid. LIDAR (8 sensors)
    X8 Obstacle Avoid. LIDAR (8 sensors)
    X8 Obstacle Avoid. LIDAR (8 sensors)
    $ 899.95 USD
    Aurelia X8 Standard Drone RTK Kit
    Aurelia X8 Standard Drone RTK Kit
    Aurelia X8 Standard Drone RTK Kit
    $ 999.95 USD
    Reach M+ PPK Drone Mapping Kit
    Reach M+ PPK Drone Mapping Kit
    Reach M+ PPK Drone Mapping Kit
    $ 1,299.95 USD
    Aurelia Aerospace Safety Vest
    Aurelia Aerospace Safety Vest
    Aurelia Aerospace Safety Vest
    $ 39.95 USD
    Aurelia Aerospace Lanyard
    Aurelia Aerospace Lanyard
    Aurelia Aerospace Lanyard
    $ 29.95 USD
    Aurelia LED Strobe Light (Part 107 Compliant)
    Aurelia LED Strobe Light (Part 107 Compliant)
    Aurelia LED Strobe Light (Part 107 Compliant)
    $ 49.95 USD
    Drone XL Leg Extension
    Drone XL Leg Extension
    Drone XL Leg Extension
    $ 599.95 USD
    Retracting Landing Gear
    Retracting Landing Gear
    Retracting Landing Gear
    $ 399.95 USD
    Transponder or Transceiver
    Transponder or Transceiver
    Transponder or Transceiver
    Transponder or Transceiver
    Transponder or Transceiver
    Transponder or Transceiver
    Transponder or Transceiver
    $ 3,999.95 USD
    Wheel Base on Travel Case
    Wheel Base on Travel Case
    Wheel Base on Travel Case
    Wheel Base on Travel Case
    Wheel Base on Travel Case
    Wheel Base on Travel Case
    Wheel Base on Travel Case
    Wheel Base on Travel Case
    Wheel Base on Travel Case
    $ 59.95 USD
    Aurelia Premium Reseller

    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.

    The Aurelia Aerospace Promise 

    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.