Freefly Astro Map Drone
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Freefly Astro Map Drone

Astro is Freefly’s compact industrial drone platform.

14546.67 £

Viktoriia Turzhanska
Product Manager
Українська / Polski
Telegram +48723706700

Michał Skrok
Product Manager
English / Polski


Freefly understands the need for quality tools. For more than 10 years Freefly aircraft have carried cinema cameras for Hollywood and high-end productions around the world. It carries valuable payloads in high-pressure situations. We also understand the need for flexibility. Astro’s interface specs are open, making it a flexible and reliable tool to get your new ideas in the air.

Each Astro Map includes an Astro Base (Herelink controller, one set of batteries, two chargers, simple tools, and some spare bits), the 61MP Mapping Payload (Freefly gimbal + Sony Alpha 7R IVA + Sigma 24mm f3.5 lens) and a Vibration Isolator with Smart Dovetail. All of which fit, assembled, in the included hard travel case (with wheels, of course).

In the Box

Qty 1 Travel Case with custom insert, packed with:

Qty 1 - Astro Base (with landing gear and props)

Qty 1 - Mapping Payload 

Qty 1 - Freefly Mapping Gimbal

Qty 1 - Sony Alpha 7R IVA 61MP camera body (pre-installed in gimbal)

Qty 1 - Sigma 24mm f3.5 mapping lens (p/n 404965)

Qty 1 - USB - C thumb drive

Qty 1 - Foam insert set for Astro Travel Case

Qty 2 - SL8 Fast Chargers

Qty 1 - Herelink Controller

Qty 1 - Pair of Freefly custom joysticks installed on Herelink Controller 

Qty 1 - Vibration Isolator with Smart Dovetail (installed on payload)

Qty 1 each - Hex drivers, 1.5 mm, 2 mm, 2.5 mm

Qty 4 - Proptectors

Spare parts

Qty 1 - Extra Proptector

Qty 4 - Spare isolators

Qty 1 - Pair of OEM Herelink controller joysticks

Qty 2 - Rubber hole grommet

Qty 1 - Herelink charging cable

Qty 2 - SL8-Air Batteries (ships in separate box from Freefly and is a separate line on the invoice/order)

Tech Specs


Up to 37 minutes flight time. 

Typical flights with Mapping Payload are 25-32 minutes, depending on speed / conditions.

See Wiki for additional details

1500 grams max payload 

Booms fold up to ½ the diameter

Vibration isolated payload attachment

Mapping Payload

Freefly Mapping Gimbal

Sony Alpha 7R IVA camera body (61 megapixel resolution)

Sigma 24mm f3.5 mapping lens (p/n 404965)

Camera and gimbal control from Herelink pilot controller

Vibration Isolator with Smart Dovetail

Travel Case

Holds everything included with the Mapping Kit

Removable battery tray holds up to 6 Freefly SuperLight batteries

Custom cut foam, tested to protect against drops from 1 meter

Submersible and dust tight (MIL-STD 810G)

Airline checkable

Controller & Video Transmitter

Herelink Controller


SL8-Air Batteries

Astro uses two SL8-Air batteries per flight, two batteries included with each Astro Map

Voltage: 21.6 V (6S)

Capacity: 7.3 Ah, 157 Wh

Weight: 2.25lbs

Chemistry: Lithium-Ion

Auxiliary output: USB-C Power Delivery 


SL8 Fast Charger

One charger charges one Freefly SL8-Air battery at a time, two included in High Res Mapping Kit

Approximate charge time for one SL8-Air battery, from 0%: 90 mins

Input: 100 / 240 VAC

Output: 200 Watts

Supplied with North America power cable (NEMA 1-15 ungrounded, Type A). 

Power cable is replaceable (IEC320 connector). 

Astro is designed and assembled in USA.

Data sheet


Shipping & Returns

Return Policy

You can return most new, unopened items within 14 days of delivery.

You should expect a refund within four weeks, but in many cases you will get your money back faster.


We ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products and cannot be shipped to all countries.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery times for you based on the availability of your products and the shipping options selected. 

Shipping to Russia and Belarus

We do not send shipments to Russia and Belarus.

Buy in Poland and Ukraine

Our warehouse is located in Warsaw. Address: LIM Center, 13th floor, Aleje Jerozolimskie 65/79, 00-697 Warsaw, Poland. Ask for TAX FREE documents to avoid paying VAT.

We are still waiting for the launch of our branches in Lviv and Kiev. As of today, we cooperate with Ukrainian forwarders and deliver shipments to any place in Ukraine within 14 days. E.g. to Kyiv, Odessa, Dnipro, Kryvyi Rih, Zaporizhzhia, Lviv, Chernivtsi, Khmelnytskyi, Zhytomyr, Vinnytsia, Chernihiv, Cherkasy, Mykolaiv, Poltava, Sumy and many more cities.