Aurelia Aerospace

Giving Flight To Clients Ideas Worldwide

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Giving your ideas flight!

Let the Aurelia X8 Standard Long-Endurance (LE) give your ideas flight! Designed for professional and industrial use, and featuring the largest payload bay/lift capability of any of our drones, the Aurelia X8 Standard LE is ideal for your largest payloads. Featuring unbeatable versatility for a wide range of payloads, the Aurelia X8 Standard LE is capable of carrying up to 8 kg (17 lb).

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22,000 mAh battery set long-endurance

Long-Endurance (LE)
Battery Technology

The Aurelia X8 Standard Long-Endurance (LE) comes with the newest battery technology for drones.

The new technology has twice as much energy inside than a more conventional battery of the same weight, plus they are safer to handle.

The new battery technology will increase your actual flight time by 40% to 60%, depending on the setup of your drone and the flight conditions.

Pixhawk Flight Controller

The Aurelia X8 Standard LE features an open-source Pixhawk flight controller, offering endless possibilities to customize your drone for your specific operation.

The standard configuration is set up with ArduPilot software, however, upon request, we can install PX4 instead.

Three different flight Pixhawk controllers are offered, more information about each is available at the bottom of this page.

Aurelia X8 Standard GPS
Aurelia X8 Standard with serial number


We are proud to support domestic supply chains in our products. The Aurelia X8 Standard LE features extensive use of U.S manufactured components throughout its systems. Our flight controllers and onboard electronics are all manufactured in California, giving you the performance, reliability, and sophistication Aurelia Aerospace strives for.

The Aurelia X8 Standard Long-Endurance (LE) is both NDAA 848 and TAA compliant.

Integrated LCD Status Panel

Designed for ease of use, the Aurelia X8 Standard LE features an LCD status display at the rear of the aircraft. This status display gives you quick insight into the current flight mode, GPS satellites locked, failsafe warnings, battery levels, and more.

Another design feature designed to enhance ease of use is an onboard mini toolkit. This toolkit features all the hex wrenches used in the Aurelia X8 Standard LE allowing you to quickly make repairs, or swap propellers when out in the field even if you forget your own tools!

Aurelia X8 Standard Operating Panel
Aurelia X8 Standard folded

Fully Foldable For Easy Transport

In less than 30 seconds, with a click of the button on each arm joint, the Aurelia X8 Standard LE can instantly fold down, allowing for quick disassembly and easy transportation.

Custom Travel Case with Apple Airtag

Did you know that airlines only have maximum liability coverage for flights by the Montreal Convention of approximately ±$1,600 USD (1,131 SDR)? This is the most that airlines must pay a passenger or company for a lost, damaged, or delayed package or bag.

With this Airtag you will know the exact location of your drone at all times when transporting it with our embedded Airtag. Possible package loss due to transport will herewith be nearly minimized to 0% risk. You can get geolocation at all times, of the exact location of your package.

After your package has arrived at the destination, you are able to connect the Airtag to your own iOS device and keep using the Airtag for any purpose.

Apple Airtag with Travel Case

Mission Planning Software

With more than 20 available flight modes, the Aurelia X8 Standard LE has a flight mode for any mission. The free QGC, QGroundControl mission planning software available for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS devices allows you to set flight modes, program routes over a Google Maps overlay, set altitudes, geofencing, and much more. Learn more about QGroundControl by clicking here.

Alternatively, Mission Planner software (also free) is recommended for those looking for a mission planning software with additional functionality. Learn more about Mission Planner by clicking here.

QGroundControl Mission Planning

Designed for

Reliability, Sophistication,
Performance & Versatility

As a platform that is relied on by some of the world's top research institutions, companies, and government agencies, extensive thoughts have gone into the design, and engineering of every aspect of the Aurelia X8 Standard LE to create a platform that delivers reliability, sophistication, and performance.

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6-month warranty

The Aurelia X8 Standard Long-Endurance comes with a 6-month warranty. This warranty covers any components that fail on the drone within the first 6 months.

AES-256 encrypted

AES-128 encryption

Every Aurelia X8 Standard Long-Endurance comes standard with end-to-end AES-128 encryption. It ensures that the link between your ground station and your drone is secure at all times.

Aurelia EDU - GOV Pricing

EDU / GOV Pricing

Aurelia Aerospace has special pricing for EDU and GOV agencies. Please contact one of our customer service representatives for more information.

Aurelia X8 - The Drone that carries all others

X8 Standard Long-Endurance - Specifications

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Aurelia User Manual

    Aurelia X8 Standard Payload Bay

    Large Payload Bay

    The payload is perhaps one of the most important parts of your UAV. The Aurelia X8 Standard LE features a large payload bay, allowing for a wide variety of payloads up to 8 kg (17 lb). Below are some of our most popular payload options, however, if you have any questions about configuring your payload, or would like to add a payload that is not listed here, please do not hesitate to reach out to one of our support agents.

    Aurelia X8 Power Distribution

    High Quality Electronics

    Electronics for the Aurelia X8 Standard LE have been custom designed and fabricated by Aurelia Aerospace, designed to deliver performance, reliability, and sophistication.

    Aurelia IP Rated Motors

    IP Rated Motors

    Aurelia Aerospace custom-designed motors are IP rated, allowing you to fly in dusty or wet environments without issue.

    The octocopter design allows the Aurelia X8 Standard LE to operate with only 8 functional motors, allowing for increased reliability and protection of your payload.

    In the event the Aurelia X8 Standard LE is involved In a crash, the propellers are designed to shear, protecting the motors and electronics from costly damage.

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    Aurelia Assist

    Your Personal Assistant - 24/7

    Record flight and maintenance logs, view flight checklists, check detailed weather reports, review no-fly zones and restricted flight zones around you, search a digital user manual, and much more with your virtual assistant, Aurelia Assist!

    The application is easily accessible via any internet browser on a cell phone, tablet, or computer, and all data is stored securely in the cloud. No software downloads are needed.

    Aurelia Assist Includes
    Flight Simulator Software to Practice*

    Avoid costly crashes and become an expert at flying your Aurelia X8 without ever touching your physical drone. Included with Aurelia Assist, the flight simulator compatible with Windows computers allows you to use the Radiomaster transmitter included with your Aurelia X8, connected to your computer via USB to practice flying.

    Program flights using Mission Planner in the simulator, and see how changes to the aircraft's configuration affect its flight performance. See how wind, environmental changes, and more affect the performance of the drone using adjustable settings in the software.

    *The simulator is used through the Steam platform

    Aurelia Flight Simulator
    Repair Kit 101 X8 Standard

    - Drone Servicing Kit 101 -

    The Drone Servicing Kit 101 is the perfect add-on for your Aurelia X8 Standard Long-Endurance to have your back when you want to make basic replacements to your drone.

    This drone servicing kit is perfect to fix small items and repairs to your drone. As the great add-on, the drone consists of 101 pieces, with 2 fully assembled arms, and 2 complete assembled legs, plus another 97 parts that will give you all you need to keep your drone always up to date.

    Talk to one of our drone agents, or add it as an add-on to your drone order further down on this page.

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    What is included?

    Aurelia X8 Standard Bundle
    • 1x Aurelia X8 Standard Long-Endurance UAV Configured & Ready To Fly
    • 2x Aurelia 22,000 mAh 6S 22.2V Long-Endurance Batteries
    • 1x Fast Charging LiPo Balance Charger
    • 2x LiPo Firesafe Storage Bags With Handle
    • 2x 18650 Li-Ion Controller Batteries
    • 1x Radiomaster TX16S Controller
    • 1x Radiomaster TX16S Case
    • 1x Aurelia Aerospace Safety Vest
    • 1x Aurelia Aerospace Lanyard
    • 2x Aurelia Aerospace Stickers
    • 1x Mini Tool Kit
    • 8x Propeller Arm Holders
    • 1x Ground Telemetry Radio
      (915 MHz / 433 MHz (EU))
    • 1x 8GB Micro SD Card
    • 1x Cleaning Cloth + Airframe Cleaner

    1 - Choose your bundle

    Starter Bundle

    Aurelia X8 Standard LE Standard Bundle Pricing
    Aurelia X8 Standard Bundle
    • All of the items above

    Explorer Bundle

    Aurelia X8 Standard LE Explorer Bundle Pricing

    Save $300 With The Explorer Bundle

    Aurelia X8 Standard with Explorer Bundle combi


    Aurelia X8 LE Explorer Bundle add-on
    • All of the items above in the first image
    • 1x Travel Case
    • 1x Spare Battery Set (2 pcs)
    • 2x LiPo Battery Bags
    • 1x Spare Propeller Set (8 pcs)
    • 1x Aurelia Drone Landing Pad

    Ultimate Bundle

    Aurelia X8 Standard LE Ultimate Bundle Pricing
    Aurelia X8 Standard with Ultimate Bundle combi


    Aurelia X8 LE Ultimate Bundle - add-on
    • All of the items in the first image
    • 1x Travel Case
    • 2x Spare Battery Set (4 pcs)
    • 4x LiPo Battery Bags
    • 2x Spare Propeller Set (16 pcs)
    • 1x Aurelia Drone Landing Pad

    2 - Aurelia Assist

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    Lifetime Membership

    • Flight Simulator Software
    • Manage flight logs
    • Manage maintenance logs
    • Pre and post-flight checklists
    • Ongoing Lifetime Skype support
    • Product support in the app
    • Digital, searchable user manual
    • Spare parts and accessories available with one tap
    • $500 line of credit with Aurelia Aerospace for spare parts/accessories*
    • Free priority shipping on all spare product purchases to limit downtime
    • View drone laws by country before you travel
    • Application fee waived for international drone permit requests
    • 50% discount on engineering modification requests
    • Extensive weather report of flying area
    • Third-party applications

    * Total outstanding amount will be charged at the first of the next month

    3 - Choose your Transmitter

    Radiomaster Transmitter Included

    Radiomaster TX16S


    Transmitter Only


    Our standard transmitter included with the Aurelia X8 Standard LE is the Radiomaster TX16S. This transmitter features the following,

    • 16 channels
    • 4.3" color display to see live telemetry data from the aircraft
    • Compatible with OpenTX
    • 6 flight mode buttons
    • Multiprotocol
    Aurelia Herelink Ground Control

    Herelink Ground Station


    Herelink Ground Station + HD Camera + Mounting & Setup


    Our most popular upgrade, the Herelink Transmission system takes your Aurelia X8 Standard LE to the next level. Purchase of the Herelink Transmission system upgrade features the following.

    • Plan flight routes, see your live location on a Google Maps interface, view a live Aurelia X8 Standard LE HD video feed, see Aurelia X8 Standard LE system status, and more with the Herelink
    • The Herelink consolidates FPV Camera System, your laptop computer, and the Aurelia X8 Standard transmitter all into one easy to use the unit
    • The Herelink transmitter increases the range of the Aurelia X8 Standard LE to 12 mi (20 km)
    • The Herelink Transmission system includes the controller plus one HD camera installed on the Aurelia X8 Standard LE. The HD camera on the Aurelia X8 Standard LE streams live video directly to the Herelink Transmission System
    • The Herelink has space for up to 2 HDMI video feeds (you can switch between both feeds on the main screen). The included HD camera uses 1 of the 2 HDMI video feeds
    • This upgrade replaces the Radiomaster TX16S Transmitter with the Herelink transmitter

    4 - Choose your Flight Controller

    Cube Orange Flight Controller

    Cube Orange
    with ADS-B

    The Cube Orange autopilot is a very powerful model in the Cubepilot ecosystem. It is designed for hobby users, commercial system integrators, and UAS manufacturers the Cube Orange autopilot is part of a wide ecosystem of autopilot modules and carrier boards.

    The Cube Orange is available now includes an integrated ADS-B In module from uAvionics.

    Cube Blue Flight Controller

    Cube Blue
    with ADS-B

    Based on the Cube series, the Cube Blue is the U.S-made version of the Cube. It features triple-redundant accelerometers, and gyroscopes, along with an onboard heater, designed to keep the IMU and sensors at consistent temperatures ensuring more consistent performance.

    The Cube Blue sits on top of an easy-to-use carrier board and features 1090 ADS-B, allowing you to see and avoid any aircraft in your vicinity.

    Profi CNC/HEX Blue Cube H7 is made in the USA in an ITAR certified Factory in Fremont, CA.

    This edition is focused on the military and government.

    5 - Choose your Payload

    Aurelia X8 Standard Payload Bay

    Any possible payload

    Take photos, deliver packages such as medical equipment or pizzas, or use your drone for surveying or agricultural purposes. The Aurelia X8 Standard LE is made to last. Tell us your requirements and our engineers will help you get your project launched.

    Payload Release Mechanism

    Payload Release Mechanism

    $ 299.95 USD

    Gremsy T3-V3 Camera Gimbal

    Gremsy T1 V3 add-on

    $ 2,499.95 USD

    Gremsy T7 Camera Gimbal

    Gremsy T7 Camera Gimbal add-on

    $ 2,849.95 USD

    Gremsy Mio Camera Gimbal

    Gremsy Mio Gimbal

    $ 1,649.95 USD

    Gremsy S1 Camera Gimbal

    Gremsy S1 Camera Gimbal add-on

    $ 2,399.95 USD

    Jetson Companion Computer

    Jetson Companion Computer add-on

    $ 399.95 USD

    MicaSense RedEdge-MX

    MicaSense RedEdge-MX add-on

    $ 4,999.95 USD

    Sony A6000 Camera add-on

    Sony A6000 Camera add-on

    $ 899.95 USD

    Sampling Device

    Water Sampling Device add-on

    $ 799.95 USD

    Horizontal Liquid
    Spraying Kit

    Spray soaker Full Front View

    $ 1,399.95 USD

    Drone Water
    Sampling Device

    Water Sampling Device

    $ 799.95 USD

    6 - Additional options

    The following are additional parts and accessories for the Aurelia X8 Standard LE. If you have any questions about configuring these, please do not hesitate to reach out to one of our support agents.

    Aurelia X8 Standard LE PX4 Setup

    PX4 Upgrade

    $ 0.00 USD

    X8 Standard LE RFD900X Telemetry

    Aurelia RFD900X Telemetry Upgrade

    $ 449.95 USD

    X8 Standard Obstacle Avoidance LIDAR

    Aurelia drone 8 sensor Lidar

    $ 899.95 USD

    Aurelia X8 Standard Propeller Set (8 Pcs)

    Aurelia Propellers

    $ 259.95 USD

    Aurelia X8 Standard Travel Case

    Aurelia Drone Custom Travel Case

    $ 599.95 USD

    Aurelia X8 Standard LE Battery Pack

    Aurelia X8 Standard Long-Endurance Battery pack add-on

    $ 1,299.95 USD

    Aurelia X8 Standard RTK Kit

    RTK Kit upgrade

    $ 999.95 USD

    Aurelia X8 Standard LED Strobe Light

    Cree Strobe Light

    $ 49.95 USD

    Aurelia Drone Landing Pad

    Aurelia Drone Landing Pad

    $ 49.95 USD

    Aurelia X8 Standard Fast Charger

    Aurelia Drone Fast Charger

    $ 399.95 USD

    Ping2020i Transceiver

    Ping2020i add-on

    $ 2,099.95 USD

    Ping200Sr Transponder

    Ping200Sr add-on

    $ 3,999.95 USD

    Auto Charging Pad

    Auto Charging Pad add-on

    $ 4,799.95 USD


    MavCam add-on

    $ 599.95 USD

    Propeller Guards

    Aurelia Custom Propeller Guards add-on

    $ 399.95 USD

    Dual GPS config.

    Dual GPS add-on

    $ 1,199.95 USD

    Reach M+ Mapping Kit

    Reach M+ Mapping Kit add-on

    $ 1,299.95 USD

    Retracting Landing Gear

    Retracting Landing Gear add-on

    $ 399.95 USD

    Surface Go 2 Computer

    Surface Go2 add-on

    $ 599.95 USD

    Servicing Kit 101

    Aurelia X8 Servicing Kit 101-440

    $ 479.95 USD