PRODRONE Develops a PD6B-Type II, equipped with geofence system, PSU (Prodrone Safety Unity)

May 2, 2018
Press Release

Nagoya-JAPAN, May 1, 2018- PRODRONE is thrilled to announce it has developed the PD6B-Type II, maximum payload in a compact design. PRODRONE showcases the new model at its booth at Xponential 2018, to be held May 1-3, 2018 in Denver.

“PD6B-Type II” is a large platform machine equipped with geofence system, PSU (Prodrone Safety Unit), as a standard.

When deviating from the range flight safety and altitude, it is possible to self-activate the parachute to make it safely. PD6B-Type II comes with maximum (66.1 lb) payload in a compact design that make it easy to carry and deliver.

“PD6B-Type II” adopts a layout in which the propeller does not wrap when spreading by reversing the mounting direction of the adjacent motor. As a result, the distance between the shafts is shorter than the previous large-sized 6 rotor machine, and space saving has been realized with the thrust performance intact.

The PD6B-Type II features easy interchangeable battery packs which you can locate anywhere around the body to adapt to your required tasks.

Thanks for PD6B-Type II’s carrying capability, its smooth flight of PD6B-Type II makes it possible to acquire survey data by Riegle laser with highest precision. If you are looking for a drone with capability of carrying big laser sensors, a cinema camera, electric winch, or delivery box, you name it. The PD6B-Type II is the best choice.

PD6B-Type II Specifications (Provisional)

Distance Between Motors: 1,348 mm / 53.1 inch
Maximum Payload: 30 kg / 66.1 lb
Weight: 11.5 kg / 25.4 lb
Maximum Speed: 60 km/h / 37.3 mph
Overall Height: 550 mm / 21.7 inch
Maximum Wind Speed for Flying: 10m/s / 22.4 mph
Diameter of Propellers: 712.5 mm / 28.1 inch
Flight Duration:10-30 min
Power Source: 5500mA x 2

*Model Number and Specifications are subject to change without notice.

About XPONENTIAL 2018 and PRODRONE booth

Backed by AUVSI, XPONENTIAL is the largest trade show for unmanned systems and robotics offering exclusive access to a highly-targeted audience of more than 8,500 unmanned vehicles and robotics professionals, with more than 725 exhibitors coming from a wide range of high-growth industries over the course of four days. The event features a cutting-edge conference highlighting the latest technology advancements, use cases and policy, networking opportunities, and a trade show floor with the full spectrum of unmanned systems across all domains. XPONENTIAL 2018 will take place April 30 to May 3, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.

Event Name: AUVSI Xponential 2018

Event Period: April 30 to May 3
Venue: Colorado Convention Center ( Denver, CO, USA )
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AUVSI ( is the world’s largest nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems and robotics community. Serving more than 7,500 members from government organizations, industry and academia, AUVSI is committed to fostering, developing, and promoting unmanned systems and robotics technologies. AUVSI members support the defense, civil and commercial sectors.


PRODRONE is a B2B drone system manufacturer and design company. Our products are made in Japan and Canada with exacting standards. Prodrone’s engineering staff has more than 25 years of UAV engineering experience. PRODRONE have mass produced various industrial drones for many UAV applications. Custom engineered and designed UAV’s is our specialty.


Press inquiries:

Contact: Katsuei Matsunaga, Director, Sales and Marketing
Tel: +81 -52-950-1278

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