delair uavModern drones are becoming more and more capable of carrying payloads which include a variety of sensors such as cameras, multispectral sensors, LiDAR sensors, thermal cameras, and more. When it comes to most geospatial applications, three-band (red/green/blue or RGB) cameras continue to lead the way as the sensor of choice. When mounted on a UAV, the camera becomes the key element of the unmanned aircraft system (UAS, suggesting that the aircraft alone is only one component of a system tasked with a mission). The ground control station (GCS), is used by the pilot who, in a mapping application, will generally use software to program the drone to follow an automated flight plan. Read More