When Accuracy Matters

When Accuracy Matters

When Accuracy Matters Whether relative or absolute, accuracy can vary greatly In the world of drone mapping, accuracy is either relative or absolute. Both are essential in determining measurement accuracy, but other factors will dictate how much is needed. Intended...

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What I’ve Learned as a Drone Pilot

What I’ve Learned as a Drone Pilot

What I’ve Learned as a Drone Pilot I’ve been a drone pilot now for a few months. It’s been exhilarating, exciting and challenging. I have learned more than I ever thought I would about something I never realized was even an option as a career. My Own Business Becoming...

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So You Want to Be a Drone Pilot

So You Want to Be a Drone Pilot

So You Want to be a Drone Pilot? Let’s follow the path of a drone pilot. I decided to get my Part 107 License. I was wary that drones would take over my job, but I have learned that getting my license has opened more doors and made my inspection job safer and easier....

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Will Drones Take Over my Job?

Will Drones Take Over my Job?

Will Drones Take Over my Job? How drones can actually offer more opportunities The day has come. We have flying cars. OK, ok, so maybe not flying cars, but all we have to do is push a button, and our cars can drive us to and from destinations without having to put a...

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The Drones We Use

The Drones We Use

The Drones We Use Check out what drones are in the FlyGuys fleet Without a doubt, DJI drones are the most popular in the industry, with a market share of about 80%. Not only were they the first on the scene, but they continually modify and upgrade their existing...

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Inspect the Uninspected

Inspect the Uninspected

Inspect the Uninspected Why drone inspections should be a part of your routine Many industries require regular maintenance inspections to identify problem areas and potential repairs. Some inspections are required by law in specific industries because the asset or...

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LiDAR Terms you Need to Know

LiDAR Terms you Need to Know

LiDAR Terms you Need to Know LiDAR systems have been around since the 60s and evolved rather slowly through the decades. In the mid-’90s, the first commercial use of LiDAR to create topographic maps paved the way for future mapping applications. What was once used...

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LiDAR vs. Sonar: What’s the Difference?

LiDAR vs. Sonar: What’s the Difference?

LiDAR vs. Sonar: What's the Difference? Based on our conventional understanding, the difference between these two sensor technologies seems obvious: LiDAR is used for land, and sonar is used for water. But LiDAR can also be used in underwater applications, which begs...

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Drone Use in Construction Progress Monitoring

Drone Use in Construction Progress Monitoring

Drone Use in Construction Progress Monitoring Four Reasons you Should be Using Drones to Monitor Progress on Your Construction Site Construction is one of the many industries where drone services are highly advantageous. Construction site drone photography reduces...

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