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Contour maps

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Ted Creighton, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. Ted Creighton

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    Quick question - does the Phantom 3 App. have the capacity to record (and thus) printout, a Contour Map of the area flight has taken?
     
  2. Meta4

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    The app will record the path of the Phantom for a flight.
    It records the position every 1/10th of a second in 3 dimensions and you can pull that into Google earth and see heights etc.
    But the Phantom doesn't do contours.
     
  3. sonof40

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    The Phantom records (3D) but doesn't process? So GE does the processing?
     
  4. kenargo

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    If you have DJI Ultimate Flight; it records a KML file for each flight and the KML file can be loaded into Google Earth to get an altitude profile of your flight.

    Is that what you are looking for?

    DJI Ultimate Flight - v3 - Android Apps on Google Play
     
  5. Ted Creighton

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    Perfect, my good friend. Thanks much....

    TC
     
  6. Meta4

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    Or just go to http://www.phantomhelp.com/LogViewer/Upload/
    Follow the instructions to upload your flight record.
    And you'll get a full display of flight data and a link to download a KML file too.
     
  7. Imabiggles

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    yes and no. you can make detailed contour maps by taking photos of the area at different gimbal angles and altitudes and then crank them into software. Less detailed ones can be made by simple fly overs and fly back.

    It takes forever for the software I use to match, model and output a 3d map, but cool as heck. Just seach "3d maps with aeral photos" in google, a couple of commercial packages and lots of free stuff. I use the free stuff.
     
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    There are 3rd party apps that will allow you to use photos to create 3d maps of the ground. I don't know of any that just do contours.