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Topographical Surveys using UAVs

Remote Aerial Surveys offers a fast, flexible and accurate topographic mapping service Topographical surveys provide an accurate measured plan of a site...

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From UAV to BIM

UAVs are increasingly complementing other sources of survey data and information in the construction and civil engineering industries. Information gathered via a UAV can assist the construction & engineering process right through from pre-planning to marketing a property or commercial site...

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Solving a High Level Problem with High-Tech

This article first appeared in Tomorrows FM It goes without saying that planned and regular building maintenance is vital, just a little time each year spent inspecting key assets can avoid costly and intrusive repairs...

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Infrastructure Surveys & Inspections

What kind of Survey would be best? At Remote Aerial Surveys we offer a range of different asset surveys from simple photography for routine inspection and maintenance through to highly sophisticated 3D models of assets which can be manipulated and viewed easily from an internet browser and can be rotated, zoomed in on and shared with colleagues and contractors...

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Benefits of Using a UAV for Roof Inspections

See Differently - Think Differently UAVs present opportunities for rethinking how some tasks are completed and building and infrastructure inspections are the perfect example...

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UAVs will improve site safety records

Whether they’re used for surveying, to show clients and potential clients an aerial overview of completed projects, to monitor construction sites to ensure safe practices or to inspect bridges and other structures, UAVs have the potential to become one of the most important tools for the construction industry...

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DEM Creation

A DEM (Digital Elevation Model) is a 3D representation of a ground surface. This type of data has infinite uses, particularly in 3D modelling, and can be used to derive a wide variety of information about the environment, including flow direction and accumulation, terrain ruggedness and slope...

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What difference does platform weight make?

Find out what different UAV platforms we have and what jobs they are best for

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Using UAVs to aid flood management

UAVs are a proven tool for effective flood management. Flying at altitudes between ground level and 400ft, they offer us a greater perspective and depth of imagery...

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Renewable Energy - UAVs are the key to successful sites

Obtaining planning permission for your wind or solar farm can be a long and costly process; our UAV based planning permission service can drastically reduce the time taken to obtain approval and increase your chances of success...

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UAVs for Faster, Lower Cost Solar Panel Inspections

Large-scale solar facility operators can spend thousands of man hours inspecting, identifying and isolating faulty, dirty or shaded solar panels. This operation and maintenance (O&M) work is expensive to carry out with a knock on effect on the competitiveness of solar energy pricing...

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Factsheet 1: Flying Constraints

Click here to download the Infographic above Why the need for constraints? Traditionally unmanned aircraft have predominantly been used by hobbyists and model aircraft enthusiasts...

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Factsheet 2: Platform Weights

Click here to see the full factsheet UAV technology has boomed in recent years and as such the UK CAA has had to draw up legislation for all UAVs in order to guard against dangerous use...

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Factsheet 3: The Training Needed

UAVs are often promoted to potential operators as an extremely easy-to-use technology. Whilst the controls are relatively easy to grasp, the ability to operate these platforms competently and responsibly is a far more complex task...

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