Hello,

what's the easiest way to plan a vertical orbit scan of a wind turbine?

We need to build a 3D model of a turbine for study purposes, we are aware of the orbit mode, but we cannot find an easy way to extend the photogrammetry vertically to cover all the tower.

Thanks.

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Hi,

There is tool Facade scan in UgCS. Tool is designed to perform vertical scan with specified overlap. You specify A and B points, lowest and highest points for scan, overlap and distance to object, route is calculated automatically. 

You can find more details in UgCS Wiki: https://wiki.ugcs.com/Facade_scanner

Best regards,
UgCS Support Team
Janis Jonins

Hi Janis,

thank you for your reply. I know the facade scan tool, but our subject is a wind turbine, hence must be surveyed through circular orbits around the tower, increasing altitude AGL as soon as we complete a circle. This until the full collecting of images.

Do you have any advice to do so?

Thank you, best regards.

Hi,

You can create multiple circles, specify altitude higher for each next circle. Once one circle is finished, drone will move to next circle. 

Best regards,
UgCS Support Team
Janis Jonins

I hoped there was a more automated mode, but I will try to follow this advice. Thanks.

Please consider to add this feature in the future.

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