Quantum Spatial, Inc.(QSI) announced that it has acquired the complete collection of aerial photography assets from Air Flight Services. The collection, which contains more than 150,000 aerial photo images dating back to the 1940s, covers parts of Northern California and Hawaii. “The Air Flight Services collection is an important historical archive, providing insights into the changing landscape of the San Francisco Bay area, as well as rare images of the Hawaiian islands,” said David Ruiz, an imagery analyst and data archivist for QSI, who also serves as chairman of the Data Preservation and Archiving Committee for ASPRS - The Imaging & Geospatial Information Society.
“We are honored to preserve these images and add them to the growing QSI collection, which has become a go-to resource for a wide range of professionals interested in understanding the changes to geography over time.” The QSI aerial photography collection spans nearly 6 million images, dating back to the 1920s. The collection features aerial imagery that documents milestones in aviation and architectural history, and offers a unique perspective into geographical changes during the last century in areas across the United States, including Northern California, the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and Northeastern states. Read More