Wingtra is the world’s leading VTOL drone producer for mapping, survey and mining industry professionals.
Wingtra is focused on revolutionizing the way surveyors collect aerial data via drone technology.
Wingtra was founded in 2016 by Maximilian Boosfeld, Basil Weibel, & Elias Kleimann and is headquartered in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
Wingtra aims to have a large-scale positive impact on the human condition. They do this through technology and robots.
Wingtra produces the VTOL WingtraOne drone, that collects high resolution aerial data which is used to generate orthophotos, 3D reconstructions, point cloud and NDVI maps; the drone is capable of covering 390 hectares (960 acres) at an altutude of 240 metres (790 ft) at 3 cm/px GSD. It has been trialled in the aerial surveying, agriculture and glacier monitoring roles, as well as light payload delivery to rural areas.
Wingtra has partnered with more than 50 of the biggest surveying equipment dealers across the globe, such as RDO Inc. and SITECH.
Wingtra raised funding from Credit Suisse Entrepreneur Capital, Zürcher Kantonal Bank, investiere | Verve Capital Partners, & EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs. The company raised $10M in it's most recent funding of a "Series A" round on May 23, 2019. This brings Wingtra's total funding to $19M to-date.
The WingtraOne was awarded the Swiss Excellence Product Award in 2016.