Freefly Astro (Base Kit)
Astro is Freefly’s compact industrial drone platform.
Freefly understands the need for quality tools. For more than 10 years Freefly aircraft have carried cinema cameras for Hollywood and high-end productions around the world. It carries valuable payloads in high-pressure situations. We also understand the need for flexibility. Astro’s interface specs are open, making it a flexible and reliable tool to get your new ideas in the air.
The base kit includes Astro, Herelink controller, one set of batteries, chargers, and everything else you need, all packed in a hard case.
- Pilot skill with Manual Mode is required for Emergency Procedures
- Uses two Freefly SL8-Air batteries per flight (one pair included with Base Kit)
- Works with RTK GPS Ground Station
- This kit does not include a payload (e.g. gimbal/camera)
- LTE modem works in the United States
- Astros will be shipped in order reservations were received
- Travel Case
- Holds everything included with the Base Kit
- Removable battery tray holds up to 6 Freefly SuperLight batteries
- Custom cut foam, tested to protect against drops from 1 meter
- Submersible and dust tight (MIL-STD 810G)
- Airline checkable
- Controller & Video Transmitter
- Herelink (not NDAA Compliant, specs available here)
- SL8-Air Batteries
- Astro uses two SL8-Air batteries per flight, two batteries included in Base Kit
- Voltage: 21.6 V (6S)
- Capacity: 7.3 Ah, 157 Wh
- Weight: 2.25lbs
- Chemistry: Lithium-Ion
- Auxiliary output: USB-C Power Delivery
- SL8 Fast Charger
- One charger charges one Freefly SL8-Air battery at a time, two included in Base Kit
- Approximate charge time for one SL8-Air battery, from 0%: 90 mins
- Input: 100 / 240 VAC
- Output: 200 Watts
- Supplied with North America power cable (NEMA 1-15 ungrounded, Type A).
- Power cable is replaceable (IEC320 connector).
- Designed and Assembled in USA.
In the box:
- Qty 1 Travel Case with custom insert, packed with:
- Qty 1 - Astro (with landing gear and props)
- Qty 2 - SL8 Fast Chargers
- Qty 1 - Herelink Controller
- Qty 2 - Herelink Controller Freefly custom sticks
- Qty 1 - Vibration Isolated Cheese Plate
- Qty 1 each - Hex drivers, 1.5 mm, 2 mm, 2.5 mm
- Qty 4 - Proptectors
- Spare parts
- Qty 1 - Extra Proptector
- Qty 4 - Spare isolators
- Qty 2 - OEM Herelink controller sticks
- Qty 2 - Rubber hole grommet
- Qty 1 - Herelink charging cable
- Qty 2 - SL8-Air Batteries