Forestry - Tree plantation management

3D photomesh and orthomosaic of bluegum tree plantation.


Small Drone Mapping 101

The Aero Scout shares his experiences with UAV mapping and 3D models.


Alkimos Beach - 3D Photomesh and Orthomosaic

Alkimos beach aerial survey to produce a 3D photomesh and orthomosaic.


Chestnut Brae - Farm planning map

Demonstrating how drone imagery can be used as a base for effective farm planning.


Small Construction Site - 3D Photomesh and Orthomosaic

UAV aerial survey of a construction site to produce a 3D photomesh and orthomosaic.


Mission Summary

  • Goal: To drone scan residential pool before it was filled with water to test drone scanning ability to re-create smooth pool surface.
  • Tech: DJI Spark, Agisoft PhotoScan
  • Conditions: Later afternoon, sunny, moderate wind
  • Outcome: The virtual model of the pool was flawless, even using a drone as basic as a DJI Spark.

This has been another 'drone adventure' in aerial surveying, inspection and mapping by The Aero Scout.