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Principles of Remote Sensing and Mapping Using Drones

[spb_gallery gallery_id=”14434″ display_type=”slider” columns=”5″ fullwidth=”no” gutters=”yes” image_size=”full” slider_transition=”slide” show_thumbs=”yes” autoplay=”yes” show_captions=”yes” enable_lightbox=”yes” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [spb_boxed_content type=”coloured” box_link_target=”_self” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Since the FAA Part 107 rules were released, the future of UAS commercial data collection is looking up. Although the size of the UAS market under Part 107 is a mere fraction …

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Dronepedia: Drone Education

[spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] By Admir, pharmacist by profession and hobby dronist by passion. He runs a review/news website on drones – Dronepedia. You can find him on Twitter  @derAdmir. Aerial Services has the permission from the author to post this article.  [/spb_text_block] [blank_spacer height=”30px” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [spb_text_block title=”What Kind of Options Are There …

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“Commercial” Drones but Just Barely

Article by Mike Tully “This article was originally written just before the Final UAS Rule was published in August 2016. Although these UAS regulations established the commercial use of drones most of the flight restrictions remain burdensome and continue to limit their incredible economic potential. FAA Section 333 exemptions allow operators to fly drones in the …

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Just How Accurate is Your Drone?

Article Written by Mike Tully Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) continue to influence the profession of remote sensing and mapping like few things ever have. Advances in computer technology, global positioning, and miniaturization have conspired to remove considerable barriers to entry. Many new practitioners are buying drones and providing these services and data for the first time. Much (not …

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Is Your Drone Near-sighted?

Written by: Mike Tully Aerial photography is awesome. A near-sighted drone that is unable to clearly see distant objects is a bummer. The utility of drone photography is directly related to whether important details are discernable in the imagery. The “resolving power” of your drone (a “flying camera system”) is a key consideration. It is …

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UPDATED for 2015: Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Database Available for Download

[spb_column width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] New & Improved for 2015 Aerial Services completed this market survey of existing Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in September 2012 and has been updating it continuously to document the fast changing market. It contains nearly 150 different models of small unmanned aircraft (sUAS) sensors and photogrammetric software …

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The Drone, the Founding Fathers, and Your Vote

[spb_column width=”2/3″ el_position=”first”] [fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [dropcap2]T[/dropcap2]he internet was formerly heralded as an “unprecedented tool of liberation and democratization”. That internet … is dead! It was hijacked and is now a tool for the indiscriminate and global surveillance of you by the United States and much of the rest of the world. The …

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“Approaching the Age of Personal Remote Sensing” Earth Imaging Journal Article by Mike Tully

Mike Tully, President & CEO, has published an article in Earth Imaging Journal entitled, “Approaching the Age of Personal Remote Sensing”.  The article explores the key developments and future of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). With commercial use of small UAS looming, personal remote sensing by large numbers of individuals and businesses will become routine. The boon of personal …

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