Same Autopilot and accessories but with a Skywalker platform is +$5K (!).
I found it insteresting, since the Aeromapper UAV (fully made in carbon fiber, ready to fly, with APM, geotagging camera, accessories, same payload than X8, ...etc) is at +$4K, almost half the price of their X8 foam version.
Not criticizing, just would interesting what community thinks.
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