Drone Structure Scan - Derelict Cottage

Detailed 3D model of and old derelict cottage in Midvale.


Small Drone Mapping 101

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


Arthur River Mt Pleasant Kitchen - 3D drone structure scan

3D model of the heritage building Mt Pleasant Kitchen in Arthur River.


Chestnut Brae - Farm planning map in Nannup

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


Drone Structure Scan - Heritage Lighthouse

Drone structure scan of the heritage South Mole Lighthouse in Fremantle.

Precast Concrete Sculpture

Drone Scan - Precast Sculpture

Drone Scan of a precast concrete sculpture using a DJI Spark and processing with Agisoft Metashape.

Mission Summary

  • Goal: To successfully scan and generate a highly detailed point cloud and mesh of a twisted precast concrete sculpture using a small drone and inexpensive desktop software.
  • Tech: DJI Spark, Agisoft Metashape Standard
  • Conditions: Midday, sunny, moderate wind
  • Outcome: The flight was straight forward and the processing a breeze with Metashape, all up a success. 

Drone Scan of a precast concrete sculpture - Image 1
Photo of the twisted sculpture out the front of the precast concrete business

Agisoft Metashape drone scan processing
Setting up the batch processing to take the project from raw images to a complete, highly detailed point cloud and mesh

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