Ninth Fixed-Wing Aircraft To Be Utilized By The Company
Geospatial solution firm AeroMetric has taken delivery of a
Piper Navajo Chieftain as part of its continued technology renewal
and expansion strategy to support projects nationwide. This
airplane joins AeroMetric’s existing fleet of eight
fixed-wing aircraft that can be fitted with any of their three
digital mapping cameras, two airborne LiDAR sensors and six film
Chieftain File Photo
This Chieftain has twin 350 horsepower engines, giving it the
capability of flying up to 26,000 feet, cruising at over 200 knots,
and a range of over 1,000 miles. This adaptable aircraft will be
able to deploy any of AeroMetric’s wide array of sensors,
while its extended fuel storage capacity will provide increased
range and versatility.
“We are very excited with the new addition to our fleet.
Having this aircraft on-line for the busy fall flying season gives
AeroMetric additional capacity to provide clients with rapid
mobilization and data acquisition,” said Bob Richards,
AeroMetric’s senior vice president and chief of program
Supplementing the AeroMetric fleet are three turbine helicopters
equipped with state-of-the-art eagleeye corridor Mapping Systems.
These are operated by Tuck Mapping, in association with