This curriculum introduces many of the highly accurate and efficient tools available for mapping, surveying, and inspection that your organization can deploy with drones.
Operators across industries can now use a combination of optical, infrared, thermal, and even LiDAR to capture everything from urban environments, local geography, ongoing construction, to crime scenes for investigations and operational planning.
These new technologies are revolutionizing how organizations can best serve public interests.
In this hands-on course, students will learn to:
Select The Best UAS For Surveying And Mapping
Set Drone and Camera Parameters For Specific 2D and 3D maps
Plan Nadir and Oblique Automated Flights
Use KM/Excel Files And GPS Tagging Apps For Flight Planning
Intro To Image Processing Software - Generate And Analyze Aerial Survey Output
Create Maps For Pre-Fire Inspections
Create On-Scene Maps During An Emergency
Upload Image/Mapping Files To The Cloud For Processing
Create 360 Panoramic Documentation
Part 107 Regulatory Adherence
We also help ensure effective learning by having students practice flight planning and image processing steps with sample data sets.
DJI M300 RTK
DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced
FLIR Tools Pro
Students are invited to bring their own drones/equipment.
The UAS Operations for Mapping, Surveying and Inspection curriculum provides the thorough guidance your organization needs to ensure that your team has “the lay of the land” and the actionable intel in place to conduct operations effectively.
Let our UAS experts and veterans provide you the industry-leading training that your organization needs.
The UAS Operations for Mapping, Surveying and Inspection is a class under DSLRPros’ Advanced UAS Operator Training Course. Get higher discounts for signing up for more classes under this comprehensive training program.
Our lead instructor Derrick Ward has 33 years of experience as a firefighter for the Los Angeles City Fire Department. Derrick has been certified for multiple firefighting specialties and is a Certified Fire Instructor. With his experience and credentials, Derrick has gained critical insights that allow him to lead emergency aerial response missions in numerous situations.
Derrick understands how to incorporate UAS capabilities for any use case and has been using knowledge from his 1,400+ hours of UAS flight time to advance the scope of drone operations in the United States. Derrick is sharing his expertise and deep experience to help organizations carry out UAS operations safely, legally, and effectively.
Experienced with working with students of all levels, Derrick knows how to tailor-fit his instruction based on his students’ needs. He has helped provide training for more than 500 enterprise operators and counting under DSLRPros’ training programs. Derrick is looking forward to helping you and your team make the most out of your drones and UAS program.
Certified Fire Instructor
FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certification
Hazardous Materials Technician/Specialist 1-A and 1-B, 2-A and 2-B (Certified)
Emergency & Associates, System for Biodetection
Certificate of Completion, Aerial Postproduction from Cinematic Aerospace
Don did an amazing job on the Matrice 300 drone training. He was incredibly helpful, responsive, professional, and approachable... I was so thankful for how willing he was to do the training on such short notice. I learned so much, and I am really thankful to have been able to learn from Don.
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Our public safety department recently received training from DSLRPros and they did an outstanding job. Both instructors were knowledgeable with our industry and drone operations. Great job, thanks again! -RJ