A complete system for BVLOS and LOS

The SmartPlanes Freya is perfect for BVLOS. The system consists of three central components: the drone, all the required software and accessories, and support services. The system can be complemented with additional components to enable even more mission types, using the same software.



Standard Package

  • SmartPlanes Freya drone
  • Ground Control Station software and ground radio modem (868, 900 MHz or 2.4 GHz)
  • R/C radio transmitter for flying in assisted mode
  • Spare parts and field repair kit
  • Support services
  • Digital camera customized for aerial mapping, Ricoh GR,  16.2MP with large APS-C CMOS sensor

The Ricoh GR is equipped with a high-sensitivity, wide dynamic range APS-C large-size CMOS sensor for image quality equivalent to much larger DSLR cameras. With the cameras  fixed high-performance GR LENS 18.3mm F2.8(equivalent to 28mm in the 35mm format) and by making the camera low-pass filter-less,  the camera provides a clear depiction all the way to the edges of the image. By designing the sensor and lens to be mutually optimized, and inclusion of a large-format sensor, the GR achieves outstanding results in the following photogrammetric processing.

Advanced Package

  • Standard Package
  • Smart4D advanced photogrammetric  software, powered by Pix4D

Smart4D Smart4D is an advanced software powered by Pix4D that automatically processes your aerial imagery into orthomosaics, DSMs, DTMs, Point clouds and much more. Smart4D is only sold as a part of SmartPlanes Advanced Package. Follow this link to read more.

User friendly

Intuitive and easy to use thanks to a system developed in close co- operation with users from many different fields. Freya is hand-launched with intuitive mission planning software run on a standard android tablet.


Modify Freya to your needs, the payload bay of the drone has extra space if you would like to replace the original camera with other sensors.


Thanks to its low impact energy an autonomous flight capabilities Freya is completely safe to fly with minimal risk of personal injury or property damage. Our system complies with strict aviation safety requirements and has received operational permits around the world.

Easy to launch

Freya is unpacked and hand-launch in less than 10 minutes. Thanks to smart design, the drone is easy to assemble and disassemble. With the intuitive flight planning software, it’s easy to set up your flight route in advance or on site.

Flies further - BVLOS

Freya can fly for over 50 minutes on a single battery or 102 mins with two batteries giving it a 70km (44 miles) reach. The resume mission functionality enables the pilot to quickly land and change batteries during a mission without compromising data collection.

Easy to transport

The complete Freya system including RC-controller, batteries and other spare parts packs in a one person case that fits in the trunk or back seat of any car and is easy to transport when travelling.

Wind resistant

Freya is designed to withstand winds of up to 13 m/s (25 knots), which makes it one of the most wind resistant drones in the market. With its flexible setup you can also equip your Freya with an extra powerful engine if you often find yourself in windy conditions.

Built to last

Freya is built to last with a flexible plastic fuselage that absorbs impact and tough skin on carbon reinforced wings. You can safely smash into a tree or a rock without breaking the drone. We can guarantee a long relationship with SmartPlanes if you fly our Freya.
Sensors & Options



Ricoh GR NIR

This is a specially modified version of the Ricoh GR camera that can acquire image data also in the near infrared spectrum. It is designed for applications within the fields of precision agriculture and vegetation health monitoring. The spectral information can be used to compute the normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) and other spectral indices. The high resolution optics combined with a large (APS-C size) with very good signal to noise ratio makes it ideally suited for accurate measurement of spectral properties. It also features manual focus and exposure settings. Image data can be acquired in the uncompressed RAW format preserving the integrity of the radiometric data.


FLIR Vue Pro thermal camera

Designed for professional use, FLIR Vue Pro is more than a thermal camera, it is a thermal measurement instrument and data recorder that adds tremendous value to your sUAS operations and services.

Vue Pro records 8-bit digital video in MJPEG or H.264 formats and 14-bit still imagery to a removable micro-SD card so you won’t lose any of your data to transmission loss. Imagery is saved to the micro-SD card and can be retrieved either from the card or by plugging the camera into a USB cable, where your computer will see it as a storage device.

Flir Vue Pro

Septentrio based PPK (Post Processed Kinematic) GPS

Post processed kinematic (PPK) is a GPS position location process whereby signals received from a mobile location receiving device stores position data that can be adjusted using corrections from a reference station after the data has been collected.

  • No communication issues (no real time correction needed)
  • The possibility to eliminate single base line solutions by doing the post processing to multiple reference stations, potentially yielding better accuracy results
  • You can process data with different processing algorithms for a check, and difficult data can many times be saved by a variety of PPK techniques

Read more about the SmartPlanes PPK from this independent review: Accuracy assessment of SmartPlanes kinematic GNSS

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MicaSense RedEdge multispectral sensor

RedEdge is a rugged, built-to-last, professional multispectral sensor that captures specific wavebands needed for accurate plant health analysis. With various integration options, it’s also one of the most flexible solutions on the market. Additionally, high GSD, a low power requirement, and a global shutter for distortion free images make this sensor the multispectral powerhouse.



If you are flying your Freya in difficult situations, such as  strong winds, in mountainous areas, out of line of sight, or over very large areas, the Tracker is a useful safeguard against unexpected aircraft loss. It is a portable handheld receiver plus small transmitter that fits nicely into the cargo bay.

Radio Locator Kit-tracker

Ground Control Targets

A foldable Ground Control Target. Size is 100X100 cm, weight is 0,43 kg. It is made of durable plastic, white on one side, black on the other and sold in sets of 10. An useful addition to your kit and a professional reference item.

GCP, mail 5 cm

Field Mobility Kit

A backpack and a foldable stool that will make your work in remote areas comfortable.

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PhotoScan Professional

Agisoft PhotoScan is a stand-alone software product that performs photogrammetric processing of digital images and generates 3D spatial data. Take a look at their features here.

Tech specs



  • Take-off weight    1.2 – 1.5 kg *
  • Endurance    50min – 1h 40min. *
  • Wind rating    13m/s **
  • Payload    200 – 600 gram *
  • Control modes    Auto,  Assisted
  • Failsafe    Return-to-home, Virtual fence, GPS/link/control-fail, other…
  • Operation    Hand launch, Skid landing, Automated takeoff, flight & landing, Assisted override modes.
  • Back packable
  • Transport box    84 x 42 x 12 cm

*   Depending on configuration and national airspace regulations
** Average wind speed at mission altitude

Service & Support




  • Service for a full year, including maintenance, reconditioning and repairs
  • Support over the phone or via e-mail

To us, the moment you receive your Smartplanes system is just the beginning of our relationship. We are proud to include pilot training in our offer, as well as service for your first year of flying. That includes support over the phone or via e-mail as well as repairs. Forget having to order spare parts that can be tricky to attach to your drone; during the first year, we’ll take care of all maintenance. Should you need to send your drone to us for repairs, you’ll have it back in about a week.

After the first year, we offer the option to renew the service agreement for another year. We hope that your purchase will lead to a long-lasting relationship where we can help you work more efficiently.

While we at SmartPlanes recognize that accidents happen and the end user might experience a set of events leading to a, for the UAV/UAS disastrous outcome, be it anything from accidentally slamming the car trunk or stepping on the equipment to rapid change in weather conditions, we are also very confident in the build and quality of our UAV/UAS.

In recognition of this and knowing how important the UAV/UAS is to our customers’ daily business we have decided to offer unlimited maintenance and support for those deciding to sign a new or renew their existing service agreement. This is a significant change from the earlier 8 hours of free maintenance and support included in the earlier service agreement.

The new service agreement is only valid if signed directly with SmartPlanes. Resellers may have different agreements.
Customers with the old service agreement will be offered an opportunity to upgrade their existing version at a favorable fee.

For support on Pix4D software, please visit Pix4D’s online manual: https://support.pix4d.com/hc/en-us/articles/202557969

For support on Agisoft Photoscan software, please visit Agisoft’s online manual: http://www.agisoft.com/downloads/user-manuals/


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