Atlanta Hobby Unveils Revolutionary New Vortex Multi-Rotor UAV

New hexacopter offers unprecedented customization options, best-in-class flight time
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CUMMING, Ga. - Oct. 14, 2014 - PRLog -- Atlanta Hobby launched the Vortex, one of the world’s most advanced hexacopters, this week. Designed and built in America through an innovative partnership with MN Aerospace, the Vortex offers best-in-class flight times, unprecedented performance, and a unique color customization system to allow professionals and hobbyists the opportunity to design a drone that fits their look as well as their needs. Mated with a 3-axis-stabilized gimbal and GoPro camera, the Vortex is a stable, long-flying aerial filming platform.

The Vortex is produced on aerospace-grade 3D printers, which produces a flight-ready airframe that is lighter but significantly stronger than traditional airframes. The Vortex incorporates the proven, powerful, and highly efficient DJI E600 series propulsion system. This gives the Vortex flight durations of over 25 minutes with payload, significantly longer than other production hexacopters. Each part can be constructed in several different colors for a wide array of design options, and custom colors are available for special orders, making the Vortex a perfect choice for universities or commercial clients.

   The Vortex is also capable of mounting FLIR thermal imagers and is fully compatible with the DJI Lightbridge high-definition video downlink system and Ground Station waypoint-based autonomous flight system, making it a complete solution for most commercial or law enforcement / first responder applications. “The Vortex is clearly the most advanced small multi-rotor UAV on the market today,” Atlanta Hobby president Cliff Whitney stated. “This proves that American engineering can produce the best UAVs in the world.”

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About Atlanta Hobby

Atlanta Hobby is a privately held corporation, located in Cumming, Georgia, that specializes in design, production, sales and service of RC planes, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and aerial photography equipment. Atlanta Hobby’s sister companies include Sierra-Ridge Wholesale, Mercury Adhesives, UAV Ground School, the RC Radio Network, and

Founded by Cliff Whitney in 1978, has grown from a local hobby shop to one of the nation’s fastest growing suppliers of RC products, UAVs, and aerial photography equipment. Our mission is to manufacture, import, and distribute the highest quality products with the highest degree of integrity and customer service. In addition to a 12,000 square foot showroom, has become one of the nation’s premiere online retailers for hobby and commercial unmanned aerial systems and supplies, as well as developing and manufacturing cutting-edge UAS products in-house.

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