ADU 01273: Can I take advantage of my drone feed for referencing GCP as a substitute of a base station?

In at the moment’s episode we talk about the usage of base stations and if pilots could make do with out one as they work on mapping deliverables. Are there any advantages to doing so?

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At this time’s query is from Scott, who want to know if its potential for pilots to make use of their drone feed for referencing factors from the bottom for mapping deliverables and if a base station will not be required.

Thanks for the query Scott. At this time’s episode is a brief one the place we handle the use and benefits of utilizing formal gear for GCP as towards referencing the bottom from video feed/footage. We talk about some frequent errors that may happen from the usage of drone feed for producing reference factors and communicate concerning the distinction in absolute and relative accuracy. We additionally talk about options that pilots can use within the absence of base stations and state the trade-offs from the usage of these options.

Tune in at the moment to be taught extra about enhancing your accuracy in mapping deliverables.

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[2:17] At this time’s query on mapping and if there are benefits to utilizing the GCP from a drone

[4:45] Paul elaborates on areas the place the measurements will be misguided throughout mapping

[7:00] An instance to exhibit the distinction in absolute and relative accuracy

[8:44] Can missions be accomplished and not using a base station? Are they an absolute necessity in mapping? What different options would work?

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