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Example Residential Imagery

What is the best way to model a Residential site for Scanifly?

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In order to get the best quality model detail from a residential site in Scanifly, we recommend using the "Orbit" or "Point of Interest" flight mode that your particular drone model has. 

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Context Flight

The context flight is used to give context to the site, showing the structure and surrounding area.

  • Flight height: ~100-125' AGL
  • Gimbal Pitch: ~35-45°, make sure there is no horizon in view
  • Speed: ~3mph with photos every 2-3 second, aiming for consistency

example context orbit

Detailed Flight

The detail flight is used to fill in the detail not captured by the context flight, and is flown at a much closer distance to the structure or area being modeled. In this case one detail flight was used for the structure.

  •  Flight height: ~60-100' AGL (at least 20' above any obstructions)
  • Gimbal Pitch: ~35°-45°, make sure there is no horizon in view
  • Speed: ~3mph with photos every 2-3 second, aiming for consistency

example detail orbit

 

Photo Count and Breakdown

  • Total Photos: 176
  • Context Flight: 98 Photos
  • Detail Flight: 78 Photos 

example imagery layout

Radius

The radius of your flight path should be determined by your gimbal angle and height AGL that you fly.

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