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The use of drones is here to stay. UAV’s can complete these tasks has very quickly become the most cost effective method for many businesses to employ.
We provide a complete aerial survey and photography service, using the latest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology. We also carry out aerial surveys to collect topographical imagery and associated data for post-processing into 3D models.
Our aerial surveys are carried out using a fixed-wing UAV (called an eBee) developed by Sensefly. The eBee can map areas from 1.5 to 10km² in a single flight and has a flight time of up to 45 minutes. Its 16MP camera can capture images with a ground resolution of 3cm per pixel depending on image resolution and flight altitude.
Hundreds of vertical images are acquired during a flight, all of which are geo-referenced. These are then post-processed using the latest in image processing software to provide a wide range of bespoke outputs.
Blackstaff Ecology is fully licensed to operate UAVs commercially by the Irish Aviation Authority and the UK Civil Aviation Authority.