How to Buy the Best Enterprise-Level Drone for Mapping and Inspections Without Overshooting Your Budget
Today’s show is about purchasing the right drone for your business. Can you find a capable enterprise-level drone even if you are a tight budget?
Our caller for today, Cody needs help purchasing a good drone for inspections, thermal imaging, and 3D mapping. He wants to create exceptional deliverables for his client without exceeding his budget.
That’s a tough ask, but certainly not an impossible one.
To help Cody out, we discuss the pros and cons of popular enterprise-level drones like the Inspire 2 and Matric 300. You will learn the various things that you need to watch out for when purchasing a new drone. Additionally, you will also learn how excellent skills and experience can successfully fly complex missions even if you don’t have the latest, most up-to-date equipment.
This is a show you do not want to miss. Thanks for the great question, Cody. Fly Safe!
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- [01:27] Today’s question is about buying the best drone for mapping and inspections
- [03:38] Can you find a good mapping drone if you are on a tight budget? And, can your skills and experience make up for your lack of the latest equipment?
- [04:46] Will you incur significantly higher maintenance costs if you are using an enterprise-level drone?
- [05:12] Will your image resolution significantly differ if you fly farther away?
- [07:20] Tune in here if you are an Inspire 2 pilot
- [11:23] Drone U Recommended high configuration thermal camera for the M300
- [12:20] How bettering your flying skills can help you grow and scale your drone business
- [14:11] Why you should never over-rely on your sensors. Never.
- [15:18] Experience vs. Drone Equipment – which is the single-most-important attribute for a successful drone business?