Introduction The Space Plane Project is an attempt to lift a fix wing UAV to ~30,000 metres and have it fly back home. It is sponsored by Equal Experts and ground support is supplied by Addingham Scout Group. This article is for those very geeky people who would like to keep up with the state Read more about Space Plane Diary[…]
Why? To educate and inspire the scouts and the leaders Promotional for Crystalmark Aerial Photography But most of all because it’s thrilling, interesting, geeky and blooming good fun! How? We started with a balloon kit from Sent Into Space. The balloon, foam box, GPS trackers and rope are from the kit but we’ve added the cameras Read more about Balloon[…]
Having only business cards to hand out on site was not good so I’ve created this, what do you think?
While filming for the BBC TV show Instant Gardener, I experienced the full range of locations from open and easy to built-up and tiny. Pitfalls, worries and stress while flying over small gardens in congested areas and large gardens where the RAF practice low flights. The Most Difficult Garden Pre-site survey showed a built-up Read more about Aunties Small Gardens[…]
Quick scan of the sailing club and boat park. Interesting what the software has done with the water! I’ll have to cut the model down to the shoreline or manually fix the water level. [[ Double click to zoom. Drag and rotate using the left mouse button. ]] 1459013258_TIMOPENPIPELINE by DroneDeploy on Sketchfab
You can zoom in by double clicking near the centre and swish (technical term) the mouse around to view from different angles. There’s an icon to toggle full screen on the bottom right of the image. Download the raw data here.
Testing out the new DroneDeploy software version on Mike’s farm. Misty day so not very clean but at least there’s no horrible shadows. 1458295844_TIMOPENPIPELINE by DroneDeploy on Sketchfab
From fields to forests Aerial photography has long been used for land surveying and analysis. With the increased availability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) the cost is lower and the accuracy is higher than ever. This article covers the benefits of large area drone surveys, the limits and benefits over manned aerial flights Read more about Agricultural Surveys[…]
It’s a legal requirement to put up signs at public access points around where the UAV will be flying. Here’s the sign I put up on cones, at gates and other entrances to the take-off site and near where the UAV will over fly. Enjoy and feel free to pinch this for your own use! Read more about Warning the public[…]