In this aptly titled "comprehensive" course, we deep dive into all things drone mapping from acquisition, to processing, to delivery. Whether you want to use mapping for construction, tower inspection, volumetric work, or Hollywood productions, we will show you from personal experience, testing, trial, error, and success how to map complex objects, structures, and large areas. You’ll also learn how to process the vast amount of data collected so you can process and deliver amazing, lifelike models. This is THE drone mapping course you’ve been looking for.
Shooting & Mapping Construction Sites
The construction industry is the largest employer of drone services. From pre-construction to project closeout, drone uses can help save time and cost across the entire construction life cycle. In this exhaustive course, we discuss some BEST practices which can help YOU fly a construction mission safely and accurately. What is the #1 focus on a construction site? You will also learn about hardware and software requirements, GCP's and client deliverables. Watch this to get started in the construction industry.
Cell Tower Mapping
Cell Tower Mapping is a lucrative but complicated field. In this class, we show you how to accurately map a vertical structure without compromising on safety. Learn about photogrammetry basics, hardware and software requirements, industry legalities, data processing and much more from the best in the industry. This class is loaded with Tips and Tricks guaranteed to give you the competitive advantage.
Ready to acquire great data for drone mapping and modeling? Join Doug La Farge and Paul Aitken as they go into all the details you need to know by using an actual project they are working on. This includes acquisition strategies for mapping complex objects, how to get better detail, accuracy, and facade detail, how to map large areas, how to use multiple flight paths to acquire higher quality maps, and how to process it all from start to finish. This class is loaded, so check it out to get your competitive advantage.
How to Set Ground Control Points for Greater Accuracy in UAV Mapping
DJI Phantom 4 Pro vs. Yuneec H520 - Which Is the Better Drone for UAV Mapping?
The first impression – Is the Yuneec H520 a good option for UAV mapping? The Yuneec H520 is an imposing bird. Sporting striking colors (orange and black), and dimensions of 520 x 455 x 295 mm, the Yuneec H520 certainly makes quite an impression....
DJI Phantom 4 RTK Drone – All You Need to Know About This Surveying and Mapping Powerhouse
After the extremely successful launch of the Mavic 2, drone pilots were eagerly waiting to get their hands on the DJI Phantom 5. In the midst of all this, DJI sprung another surprise by launching the DJI Phantom 4 RTK drone. Like all DJI offerings, the...
Drone U In-Person Mapping Instruction: A Comprehensive Course on Mapping and Modeling with sUAS
The trend of utilizing small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) for mapping and modeling of real world features is on the rise. This technology is being integrated across a vast number of commercial/industrial sectors. As integration becomes more prolific,...
Drone Pilot Field Kit
This "kit" is an important & helpful "tool" for any serious drone pilot as it contains documents best suited for handling questions & concerns raised by others not familiar with drone legalities. You should keep a copy of this on you at all times...
US Drone Laws by State
If you are in the United States and are unsure of the laws for each State then this is where you need to look. Know the variance in laws from State to State before you assume they are similar. You know what assuming does...don't be that person.