Cessna 206 turbo survey plane. The Cessna 206 is a commonly used survey airplane, due to its flight characteristics of being slow and stable, with a long flight duration. Other important include:
Cessna 210 turbo survey plane. The Cessna 210 is an efficient survey airplane, with a similar cruise speed to some twin-engine planes, using half the fuel. Other important include:
Cessna 182 survey plane. The Cessna 182 is a standard 4-seater airplane. Our Cessna 182 has been modified with a survey hole. Other details include:
1. Alpa Metric camera with a 60 megapixel digital back:
2. Stepping-frame camera mount for greater ground coverage:
3. UAV camera:
Calibration files: click to download
Camera resolution comparison chart: click to view
We have developed our own oblique aerial camera system to capture oblique aerial photos. We have been capturing oblique aerial photos for more than a decade and have conducted considerable research into furthering the development of oblique aerial imaging.
In 2001, we presented a paper to the ASPRS regarding the use of oblique air photos for detecting bark beetle damage, specially noting that due to the oblique angle of the photos, the shapes of tree crowns were more easily distinguishable. Since then, we have been involved in several projects using oblique air photos for urban and forestry projects.
Key features of our oblique aerial camera system are: