The Linebird Osprey Non-conductive Payload System (NPS) provides a groundbreaking new method for utilizing lineman’s tools on live lines

With its easy transportability, quick set-up and takedown time, rugged construction, and ability to access live lines from a safe distance, the Linebird Osprey NPS integrates the Sensorlink Ohmstik to enable resistance measurement of transmission conductor splice and dead-end connectors while the operator is safely on the ground.

Access to live power lines with minimal risk of harm to personnel

Rapid deployment over any terrain: woodlands, swamps, gorges, mountains, waterways

Low overhead cost compared to bucket trucks and helicopters

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Perform more live-line inspections and gather more data than ever before

The Osprey NPS kit

The Osprey NPS kit includes:

  • Osprey Airframe
  • Sensorlink™ Radio Ohmstik™
  • Linebird Ohmstik™ Adaptation Kit
  • Two heavy duty cases that fit in most vehicles
  • Payload drop mechanism (aircraft specific)
  • Landing pad

Compatible aircraft

Freefly Systems – Alta X
DJI Matrice 600 Pro
Inspired Flight IF1200


Specialized UAS operator training is required for safe and effective use of the Osprey NPS in energized critical infrastructure environments. Linebird offers hybrid training combining online modules with in-person field experience.

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