HERO heli drone
The HERO (Heli Engagement Reconnaissance Observatory) platform is a series of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for tactical and emergency applications.

The HERO series, which includes a variety of power, weight and multi-blade options, provides real-time 360 degree view capability that includes both CCD Color Video and Infrared (IR) Night Vision. It also offers auto return to home base and point to point GPS navigation.

HERO has the potential to collect a wide variety of data using sensing and other data-gathering equipment. Some potential applications include active and passive target monitoring, crop monitoring, search and rescue, crowd control/monitoring, flood/fire disaster monitoring, and gas analysis. For more information please give us a call at 410-472-2600 or contact us.
Night-Flight Demonstration
Brimrose Technology’s Heli Engagement Reconnaissance Observatory (HERO) offers a powerful platform for a wide variety of sensing and data-gathering instruments. The following night-time observation video tracking snipers comes from a HERO unit using FLIR surveillance equipment. Click the full screen button to watch the video in full-screen mode.
More Information on HERO heli drone
Capabilities Enabled
  • Capable of multi-INT payloads
  • Interior and exterior mapping
  • Cave/tunnel autonomous navigation
  • Target detection/monitoring
  • Hazardous gas detection and monitoring
  • Pre-shot sniper detection
  • Assistance in search/rescue missions via VIS/IR imaging
  • Crowd control/monitoring
  • Perch and loiter capabilities

User-Defined Configurations
  • Rotor quantity and configurations
  • Retractable vs.non-retractable legs
  • User-selectable payloads - Brimrose or customer payloads

Key Features
  • Lightweight, portable, easy to employ
  • Up to 12 lbs. of payload
  • Flexible
HERO Typical Technical Specifications
Model #HERO-06*HERO-08*
Number of Rotors68
Total Wing Span (ft/cm)59"/150 cm55"/140 cm
Height (ft/cm)23"/58 cm
Weight (Less Payload)10 lbs/4.5 kg12 lbs/5.4 kg
Power Type22 V Li Poly Battery
Flying Altitude400'/122 m or Higher
Flying Time20 - 30 minutes
Maximum Payload9 lbs/4.1 kg13 lbs/6.0 kg
Payload TypeCustomer Specified
ControlsRC Remote Control, Auto Pilot
NavigationPoint to Point Built-in GPS Auto Return to Launching Site
surveillance CameraCustomer Specified for Day/Night Operation
SoftwareSDK Package for Customer Payloads Available
* 4 Rotors Design Available Upon Request