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Land surveying with Typhoon H?

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I have searched the forums with no luck so I thought that I would pose the question to the forum.

I also fly a 3DR Solo occasionally for land surveying and creating high resolution orthomosaic images. There is an app called Tower that allows the user to draw a box around an area and it automatically creates a spline survey based on the desired image overlap. It is similar to Drone Deploy for those familiar.

I am aware of UAV Toolbox (thanks Tuna) and the ability for waypoint flying, but I was curious if there was anything for the H that allowed for automatic image capture similar to Tower or Drone Deploy.

I guess that I could input a waypoint mission and then set the camera settings to a set period using time lapse, but there should be an easier way. Anyone have any thoughts?

Thanks!

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With the current firmware in the Typhoon H, time lapse is the best we can do - there's no way to tell the drone to fly to a series of points and take a photo at each one. At standard cable cam speeds, time lapse actually works quite well for image overlap, though I've yet to run a full project with it. I'm working on new features for UAV Toolbox that will help with photogrammetry, including flight planning - watch this space.
 
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With the current firmware in the Typhoon H, time lapse is the best we can do - there's no way to tell the drone to fly to a series of points and take a photo at each one. At standard cable cam speeds, time lapse actually works quite well for image overlap, though I've yet to run a full project with it. I'm working on new features for UAV Toolbox that will help with photogrammetry, including flight planning - watch this space.


Hi Tuna, I noticed your app sample is in Cambridge UK, I am based in Cottenham. Are you local to Cambridge?
 
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Here is a mission made with UAV Toolbox.
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And here is the orthomosaic image made with Drone Deploy. Camera was set on auto, it was a quick test so quality is not the best.
 

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I was very interested to see your results as I have similar uses in mind for my H as well. But the images you attached in your post appeared as "broken icons" on my iPhone via Tapatalk. Maybe they will appear properly on my computer when I check them later on.

Just thought you'd want to know how they came in for me in case there was a problem in uploading the images, etc. I am very interested in seeing what you've come up with.


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Thanks, they appear fine on my computer. Let me know if they are OK on yours.

Will do. Thanks for your response. I think I may be able to learn a lot from you due to your experience and what you are trying to accomplish.

I appreciate the opportunity to learn some more vital information that will make my Typhoon an even greater tool to have at my disposal. Again, thanks.


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I used st-16 download chrome and went into Flight Planner H - Waypoints Creator for Yuneec Typhoon H to find your location and made a flight plan and hit save , to save on the st-16 and find it in flight manager downloads copy and paste it in flight manager /flightmode/mission_data ....and now I see them in ccc list when need...hope this helps, I'm waiting for the wind to die down before I can test it ...
 
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I used st-16 download chrome and went into Flight Planner H - Waypoints Creator for Yuneec Typhoon H to find your location and made a flight plan and hit save , to save on the st-16 and find it in flight manager downloads copy and paste it in flight manager /flightmode/mission_data ....and now I see them in ccc list when need...hope this helps, I'm waiting for the wind to die down before I can test it ...
Which version of Crhome did you install? It seem the latest version crashes. I did a mission and uploaded it manually to the ST-16 and worked flawless.
 
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Save it to flightmode/mission_data, if you do not have the mission_data folder you have to create one under the flightmode folder in the ST-16. Then just copy the saved ccc file into mission_data. Or if you have the ST-16 connected to the computer just save it directly there. I cant get Chrome to work in the ST-16 but no matter the screen is too small to work with. I rather use the laptop.
 
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Hi Tuna, I noticed your app sample is in Cambridge UK, I am based in Cottenham. Are you local to Cambridge?

Yes, I'm just around the corner from you and my son goes to school in Cottenham. It's a bit flat if you're getting out flights with altitude changes!
 
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Has anyone got the Flight Planner H Progam to work, I'be tried to create a grid pattern ,but when I look at it in curved cable cam there is no data or waypoints
 

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