Long endurance electric aircraft

I am starting a new project for aerial mapping and I would appreciate your expertise and advise in order to help me with the development. 

I´m using a Sony Nex camera and a high performace autopilot, together it weights 500gr. My target is to have a more than 3h endurance for large terrain mapping with an electric aircraft. I have checked on the X8 aircraft but I cant find anyone which have flown over 2h. Do you have any ideas on a higher endurance airframe?

Thank you for your help

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  • Is Sony Nex camera good enough?

    • Depends on which NEX they range in Megapixels. Guys have done well from the NEX5 up

  • Come on guys share like Spike has, im sure we all would like to know.

  • Gemini Version 2 UAV flies for about 3 hrs, and would not be bothered by the payload. also has landing gear, and lots of space. 


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