Chosen for their reliability and survey-specific performance

Each aircraft is equipped with Automatic Flight Following (AFF) and FM radio systems.


Observer P68 

MAIN USES:  infrared and HD daylight video, visual surveys

The work horse. Its spaciousness and carrying capabilities allow multiple viewing passengers and a full infrared video platform. It's equipped with a transparent nose section for greater visual surveying capabilities and is top-ranked in safety standards. 


  • Seats 6
  • Cargo load 1600 lbs.
  • Cruising speed 180 mph
  •  Economical to run, long flying range, fewer fuel stops
  • High safety rating

Maule M7-235

MAIN USES: radio telemetry

 Excellent for wildlife surveying that requires low speeds and tight turns.


  • Seats 4
  • Cargo load 750 lbs.
  • Cruising speed 140 mph

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Cessna 185

MAIN USES: infrared and HD daylight video, visual surveying, radio telemetry

The do-all aircraft. Chosen for reliability and excellent sightability index.


  • Seats 4
  • Cargo load 1400 lbs.
  • Cruising speed 155 mph