Zenith Aerotech - Leading Tethered Drone Systems Manufacturer Based in U.S.A.
Advantages / Unique Features
Zenith Aeorotech Tethered Drone flying at a hover altitude 400 feet
- Tethered Aerial Vehicle – unlimited time on station
- Simplified operation
- Heavy payload capacity
- Flexible payloads
- Highly customizable solutions
- Hover altitude up to 400 ft AGL (higher with FAA waiver)
- Fail-safe battery backup
Tethered Drone System Components
• 100+-hour of proven endurance
• Heavy payload capaciy
• Enhanced multilevel falesafes
• Simplified Operation
• 400 feet tether with F/O
• Secure power and communications
• Voltage drop compensation
• Interchangeable spool system
• One button take off and landing
• Click and go navigation and yaw
• System health monitoring
• Integrated payload control
Zenith QGC Software
Zenith QGC software is a ground control station software which is dedicated to tethered drone operations, designed for the operators to proceed successful missions. In a basic operation, operator presses take-off button, enters flight altitude to the slider and confirms the take-off. Tethered drone system will automatically take off and hover in the altitude.
Operator can navigate with clicking on the map and use go to function, operator can also yaw to the position, all the payload data and controls are implemented on the software. For ending the mission operator clicks to the land button and confirms the action. All the safety procedures and fail safe options are automated, operator does not need to take action for these applications.
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Zenith Aerotech is an Afton, Virginia-based company that designs and builds Tethered Aerial Vehicles (TAVs) for use in public safety, defense, industrial, and media applications. We leverage a deep understanding TAV operation, components, and technologies to provide highly customizable solutions.
Zenith Aerotech News and Press Releases
Zenith Aerotech is a leading, U.S.-based manufacturer of, heavy-lift Tethered Aerial Systems (TAS) for defense, federal agency, first responder, and commercial applications. Please reach out our news section for our latest press releases and news.
Quad 8 Tethered drone and its Ground Power Unit will be displayed at booth of partner General Dynamics Zenith Aerotech, a leading developer of heavy-lift tethered drones (aerial vehicles), announced today that it will be exhibiting for the first time its Quad 8 Tethered drone and Ground Power Unit at the Special Operations Forces Industry […]
RECORD-BREAKING FLIGHT DEMONSTRATES CAPACITY FOR TRUE PERSISTENT SURVEILLANCE, COUNTER-DRONE MEASURES AFTON, VA: Zenith Aerotech, a leading developer of heavy-lift tethered drones (aerial vehicles), announced that, over the span of a week, its Quad 8 multi-rotor platform flew a total of 161 hours and 49 minutes—108 hours of which were continuous, uninterrupted flight. In doing so, […]
PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN COMPANIES TO ENABLE BETTER, LONGER RANGE DRONE DETECTION WITH COUNTERMEASURES AFTON, VA: Zenith Aerotech, a leading developer of highly customizable, heavy-lift tethered drones (aerial vehicles), announced today that it is partnering with Sydney and Virginia-based DroneShield to provide enhanced drone detection capabilities, along with a range of countermeasures. As part of the distribution […]
INTEGRATION DEMONSTRATES VERSATILITY OF LONG-ENDURANCE, HEAVY-LIFT, READILY DEPLOYABLE QUAD 8 AFTON, VA: Zenith Aerotech announced today that it has integrated an advanced flight radar, gimbaled EO/IR camera, and mobile ad hoc networking radio on the company’s Quad 8 tethered mid-range, unmanned aircraft system (sUAS). The engineering work, which was done at the behest of an […]
This year’s event was held at King Family Vineyards in Crozet, Virginia, and hosted around 200 law enforcement, public safety, search and rescue, emergency services, and disaster relief professionals who already use or plan to use unmanned aircraft systems in their operations. Each of the three days featured workshops, breakout sessions, networking events, demonstrations, and […]
The company hosted contingents from its Ohio-based customer, Will-Burt Company, and local first responders the Wintergreen Fire, Wintergreen Rescue, and Rockfish Valley Volunteer Fire departments. Attendees saw Zenith’s bimotored quadcopter, TAV-Q28, in action amidst sustained 25 mph winds and gusts up to 40 mph. Discussions afterward yielded useful feedback for Zenith regarding specific requirements of […]