Operation Steps Of UAV Aerial Mapping

//Operation Steps Of UAV Aerial Mapping

Operation Steps Of UAV Aerial Mapping

UAV Aerial Mapping is convenient, accurate and efficient, so it becomes more and more popular. More and more engineering projects are willing to use drones to collect survey data.

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There are many things to keep in mind when using drones for mapping. WELKINUAV summarizes the following 12 steps for UAV pilots and hopes to help you use the drone to complete the surveying missions easily.

1. Judge weather conditions

UAV aerial survey, the weather conditions affects a lot. Before starting the aerial photography, it is necessary to get the weather conditions of the day and observe the thickness of the clouds, the light and the visibility of the air.

2. Arrive at the take-off place

When it knows that the weather is suitable for aerial mapping, bring the survey drone, radio, ground control station, and other related equipment to the aerial take-off place.

The take-off place is usually checked in advance, requiring the site to be flat. No wires, tall buildings, etc. Plan the flight sequence in advance is necessary.

3. Measure wind speed

when arriving at the scene, it needs to measure the wind speed.

4. Set up a radio station

The radio is used for communication between the ground control station and the survey drone.

5. Working log

Record the wind speed, weather, takeoff and landing information, and other data, in order to analyze and summarize.

6. Adjust the attitude angle

If the take-off location is 200km far away from the last take-off location, it needs to adjust the attitude and angle of the survey done to ensure accurate communication.

7. Manual remote control test

Adjust the flight mode to the manual remote flight state and test whether the nose, body, and tail can be operated as directed.

The manual remote control mode is mainly used for emergency treatment when the survey drone takes off and land in case of special circumstances.

8. Preparation before takeoff

Before taking off, check whether the aerial camera and the flight control system are connected. The aerial survey drone needs to be parallel to the wind direction, and no people and vehicles move around the take-off place.

9. Aerial survey drone takes off

When it’s are ready, you can control the aerial survey drone to take off. The aerial survey drone pilot should hold the remote control and stand by, and manually adjust the attitude and flight height of the mapping drone.

10. Monitor the flight

It needs to monitor three parts:

a. Monitor the altitude, speed and flight route of the mapping drone;

b. Monitor engine speed, airspeed and ground speed of the mapping drone;

c. Check the number of aerial photos.

11. The landing of mapping drone

After the land survey drone has completed the aerial flight according to the set route. It needs to land at the designated location.

Return with one click. If there happens a sudden situation, it needs to change the landing place as soon as possible.

12. Export and check data

When the aerial survey UAV lands, it needs to check the aerial photos and the aerial survey UAV. Combined with the line rate and attitude angle to determine whether to continue flying or not. Theoretically, the flight control range of one take-off location is 300km.

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By |2019-05-17T09:42:42+00:00May 14th, 2019|uav technology|0 Comments
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