UAV Survey Course - Drone Trust | New Zealand

UAV Survey Course

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Using your drone as a professional survey tool is a fantastic way to generate revenue for your business. Drone TRUST is proud to give you access to years of industry experience- highly condensed into invaluable, easy to follow modules that will streamline your journey to becoming a proficient and professional UAV surveyor. The video content leads you to doing your own learning with your survey tools, during the course. This course was created for DroneTRUST by DroneMate.

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While this course is not a requirement for drone surveying, it will streamline your journey to becoming a proficient and professional UAV surveyor.

Course Details

<p><span>Check out the video below to have a sneak peak of the UAV surveying modules we will deep dive into. This video has many examples of outputs, on the job shadowing and an overview of each component of a UAV survey.&nbsp;</span></p>
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<p>Proudly in association with <span>Drone Mate.</span></p>

<h3>COURSE OUTLINE</h3>
<p><b>Introduction to Course and brief overview of each component of a drone survey&nbsp;</b></p>
<ul>
<li><span>Overview of the course objectives and structure.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Introduction to what’s involved in a drone survey.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Walk through of dataset collection.&nbsp;</span></li>
</ul>
<p><b>Module 1: Border&nbsp;</b></p>
<ul>
<li><span>Purpose of flight border.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Introduction to border creation in different flight apps.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Using DJI Pilot 2 to import or manually create a border.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Accuracy at flight border demonstration.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Key takeaways for creating a border.&nbsp;</span></li>
</ul>
<p><b>Module 2: Flight Pattern&nbsp;</b></p>
<ul>
<li><span>Exploration of flight patterns and their role in aerial survey planning.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>What environments require a single grid, double grid with oblique camera or linear/corridor flight pattern.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Techniques for planning efficient flight paths while not breaking property laws.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Consideration of higher camera angles when using different flight patterns.&nbsp;</span></li>
</ul>
<p><b>Module 3: Height&nbsp;</b></p>
<ul>
<li><span>Selecting appropriate flight heights based on survey requirements. The correlation between ground sampling distance and survey accuracy. Demonstration of how height affects resolution.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Case studies illustrating how height choices can affect site time, dataset size and survey outputs.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Why maintaining a consistent height above ground level is important. Demonstration on how to use terrain aware feature in different flight apps. How height has an impact on your overlap settings.&nbsp;</span></li>
</ul>
<p><b>Module 4: Overlap&nbsp;</b></p>
<ul>
<li><span>Examination of overlap settings in aerial surveying and its importance. Adjusting overlap settings to adapt to various terrain to ensure quality outputs.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Methods for determining optimal overlap percentages.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Practical applications and benefits of different overlap settings in surveys. How to change overlap settings in various flight apps.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Introduction to key points in data processing.&nbsp;</span></li>
</ul>
<p><b>Module 5: Speed and Camera Settings&nbsp;</b></p>
<ul>
<li><span>Exploration of the relationship between drone speed and camera settings. Demonstration of various methods for choosing camera settings and speed of your drone.&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Techniques for optimizing camera settings to reduce motion blur. How to access and correctly use shutter priority mode in DJI Pilot 2 and Map Pilot Pro&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Comparative analysis of image quality at various speeds and camera settings.&nbsp;</span></li>
</ul>
<p><b>Module 6: GCP, RTK, Checkpoints&nbsp;</b></p>
<ul>
<li><span>What are GCPs, RTK and checkpoints&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>How to establish your GCPs&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Methods for capturing GCP locations&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>GCP layout&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Methods to receive RTK corrections&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>RTK with GCPs&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Accuracy issues when not using GCPs or RTK&nbsp;</span></li>
</ul>
<p><b>Summary and Conclusion</b></p>
<ul>
<li><span>Overview of important information from each module&nbsp;</span></li>
<li><span>Final review of all components of a drone survey</span></li>
</ul>