Drone surveying provides high-resolution mapping. A software program allows business owners to put a flight plan into action. First, they will need to determine the type of drone and flight plan that will be needed to perform an analysis. Afterward, they can collaborate with a hired pilot who will be in charge of operating the drone. 

An Overview

A drone is an aerial unit that captures footage in real-time. This type of device is manually-controlled via a specialized device. Mapping coordinates can be input with the aid of a software program. A drone operator will control the drone as it flies at a consistent height along the land that has been outlined. An operator can use targeted stopping points that are at ground level to determine the accuracy of the flight video that is captured.

Being able to prepare a flight plan from the comfort of an office will allow a business owner to easily map out their surveying project. Drone flights produce clear results that are accurate. Because a surveying process doesn't necessitate any field work on a contractor's or another business owner's behalf, this type of surveying process is considered safe and time-saving. 

Project Types

Inspecting power lines, determining where timber is located that will need to be cut down, and assessing old construction and its location with respect to natural features or other construction sites can constitute using a drone surveying process. This process has allowed many business owners to expand their endeavors. They do not need to outsource a surveyor or another type of inspector to check on land that is remotely located. All of the planning can be conducted in-house.

Many drone products use sensor technology and front and side cameras that will capture 2D or 3D footage. Once the footage has been recorded, a business owner can review the material at their leisure. If they are going to require that others who are part of a building project are supplied with the footage, they can upload it to the cloud.

This provides a viable way for each party to look over the details, without needing to formally meet in person. Drone packages include a drone, videography equipment, and a cloud-based software program. Due to the varying features that drone packages offer, a consumer should review how each product works first. Then, they can purchase the drone and software package that will be most useful for their surveying needs.

Speak to a contractor to learn more about drone surveying.