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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones)


DJI Matrice 210 V2

The Matrice 210 V2 is Southport Lifeboat's primary Search and Rescue (SAR) drone. Equipped with a Zenmuse XT2 thermal camera and a Zenmuse Z30 zoom or GL60 spotlight, the 210 is perfectly equipped for both day and night SAR taskings.

Name: DJI Matrice 210 V2

Payloads: Zenmuse XT2, Zenmuse Z30, CZZN GL60

Max. speed: 50mph

Weight: 6.14kg

Flight time: 26 minutes

Weather resistance: Yes

DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual

The Enterprise Dual is the secondary unmanned aircraft operated by Southport Lifeboat. With a quick deployment time, the Mavic 2 is ideal for hasty searches and works alongside the Matrice 210. Equipped with a integrated radiometric FLIR camera, the Enterprise Dual is suited to day and night deployments.

Name: DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual

Sensors: Integrated Radiometric FLIR® Thermal

Accessories: Top-mounted spotlight, speaker or beacon

Max. speed: 45mph

Weight: 1100g

Flight time: 26 minutes

Weather resistance: No


DJI Phantom 4 Pro 

The Phantom 4 is a training drone deployed by Southport Lifeboat, used primarily for pilot training and beach profile assessments.  The drone is equipped with a 1-inch 20-megapixel sensor capable of shooting 4K/60fps video and Burst Mode stills at 14 fps. The airframe consists of a titanium alloy and magnesium alloy construction which increases the rigidity of the airframe and reduces weight.

Name: DJI Phantom 4 Pro

Sensors: 1-inch 20-megapixel CMOS sensor

Max. speed: 45mph

Weight: 1388g

Flight time: 30 minutes

Weather resistance: No

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