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HAMPSHIRE

LEWIS KELLY

DRONE OPERATOR

Lewis has a keen eye for detail and a fundamental understanding of the drone industry and its benefits. Working alongside the rest of the Red Air Team he is part of the expanding network of highly trained professional drone operators across the UK.

DRONE SERVICES

A drone survey, also known as drone mapping or aerial surveying, is the use of unmanned aerial vehicles , commonly referred to as drones, to collect data and imagery from the air for various applications. These surveys have gained popularity in recent years due to their cost-effectiveness, efficiency, and ability to capture high-resolution data over large areas. Here’s an overview of drone surveys:

Data Collection: Drones are equipped with various sensors, including cameras, LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), multispectral sensors, and thermal cameras, among others. These sensors capture data and imagery, which can be used for different purposes.

Agriculture:
Monitoring crop health, assessing soil conditions, and optimizing irrigation.
Construction:
Site planning, progress monitoring, and volumetric measurements.
Mining:
Surveying mines, monitoring stockpiles, and ensuring safety.
Environmental:
Assessing natural disasters, tracking wildlife, and studying ecosystems.
Infrastructure:
Inspecting bridges, roads, and buildings for maintenance and safety checks.
Real Estate:
Aerial photography and videography for property listings.
Forestry:
Assessing forest health, tracking tree growth, and identifying diseased trees.
Surveying and Mapping:
Creating detailed topographic maps and 3D models of terrain.
Search and Rescue:
Aiding in locating missing persons or disaster survivors.

ADVANTAGES:

Cost-Effective:
Drones are often more cost-effective than traditional methods, such as manned aerial surveys.
Efficiency:
Drones can cover large areas quickly and access difficult-to-reach places.

Safety:
They reduce the need for personnel to work in hazardous or remote environments.
High-Resolution Data:
Drones can capture detailed imagery and data, enabling accurate analysis.

Data Processing: After data collection, specialized software is used to process the raw imagery and sensor data. This can include stitching together images, creating 3D models, and extracting useful information for analysis.
Regulations: Drone surveys are subject to regulations imposed by aviation authorities in different countries. Operators must comply with these regulations, which often include restrictions on flight altitude, flying near airports, and obtaining necessary permits.
Accuracy: The accuracy of drone surveys depends on factors like the quality of sensors, GPS accuracy, and the processing techniques used. They can provide centimeter-level accuracy for certain applications.
Post-Processing: The data collected from drone surveys can be integrated into Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or other specialised software to generate maps, models, and reports for decision-making.

Overall, drone surveys have revolutionised various industries by providing cost-effective, efficient, and high-quality data collection and analysis capabilities. They continue to evolve as technology advances, enabling even more applications and improved data accuracy.

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