The Galaxy platform is an electric single rotor RPAS and is intended to be used for data acquisition. The Galaxy is a heavy lift platform that can carry large sensors for long distance/durations. It features a ballistic recovery parachute in the event of a flight condition outside the set parameters the parachute will automatically deploy. A ground control station (GCS) is used to operate the Galaxy 950/1080, this is an intuitive control system with built in tablet and long-range communication link for simple and safe operation. The GCS and Galaxy Radio modem (RF Link) is designed for long range operation and is FCC approved to be compliant with FAA standards. (FCC ID: NS913P900).