Mapping by drone - what to be aware of?

Hi there

We are way ahead of mapping our commune and now want to contribute mappin the “tougher” areas by drone. Are there any basic limits I should be aware of like fly height? And more? Google didn’ t provide me any articles,

  • Danny

For Mapillary pictures max height = 5 meters.


If you want to contribute this imagery to mapillary, a stable frame and lower flight levels are needed.
Alternatively you could try contributing to OperAerialMap

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@morck unless you’re providing a 360deg panorama, try and have the horizon the target of the photo, not downward facing. And yes, 5meter max height. I’ve submitted photos from a 360 deg camera on a monopod that made it about 2.5-3 meters tall. And also from the top deck of a double decker bus which was probably at the 4 meter mark.

Finally, respect privacy. If someone has a 3 meter solid fence for privacy, don’t submit high resolution footage from above that, which shows their yard.

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Noted. And thx.