IRIS+ Quadcopter

The 3DR IRIS+ is a small highly portable quadcopter. It is now being used as a training UAV for new members of the team. It was MRSG's all you need tool for small survey missions adn it flew more than 70 survey missions aquiring data with resolution up to 2.5 cm/pixel. It is powered by 3DR’s world famous and advanced autopilot Pixwahk, IRIS+ is a multicopter that will autonomusly fly where the operator progmams it to go.  And it’s so smart that it’s simple. The mission planner is an open scource software and has a tablet-based software that makes flight planning easy nad portable. The IRIS+ power system gives 16 minutes of flight time fully loaded with a small digital camera or a gimbal and a GoPRO.

The IRIS+ at the fist stage of marine data aquisisiton was modified to a floating drone.


IRIS+ Specs 

  • 16-22 minutes flight time*
  • Payload capacity 400 g (.8 lbs)
  • Integrated LEDs on all arms for trouble-free directional awareness
  • Remote controller with on-screen telemetry for instant data as you fly
  • Screw on, self-tightening propellers for easy assembly

The IRIS+ has Flight Protection thus it can land automatically, or return to a home point if it travels out of range or runs out of battery.

*Flight time varies with payload, wind conditions, altitude, temperature, humidity, flying style, and pilot skill.