Linear (Corridor) Mapping

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Use linear (corridor) map missions for long linear use cases, such as roads, power lines, pipelines, right of ways, rivers, coastlines and more.

Adjust the number of passes, set the corridor width and use front, side overlaps settings, altitude, and camera settings to capture the right data. Adjust the corner radius, gimbal angle, drone heading, enable terrain follow, import KMLs and more.



Step 1 - Create from Template

From the Create menu, select Linear Map and place the take-off location on the map.




Step 1.1 - Create from Import

Import a KML/KMZ file to define the linear map corridor.

After selecting the file, select to Import As a Linear Map.



Step 2 - Edit and Add Boundary Points

Adjust the boundary points to the shape of the linear corridor. Drag existing boundary points, or add new ones by selecting the plus (+) buttons.




Step 3 - Adjust Settings - Pass Count, Corridor Width, Overlaps, Altitude

Select the Linear Map Mission component to begin editing settings.

Basic settings in include altitude, camera, and front and side overlap values.

Advanced settings include editing the pass count, corridor width, and much more.



Linear Strategy - Pass Count or Corridor Width

Select between 2 linear strategies, pass count, or corridor width.

Pass count will fly the corridor the number of pass counts set and will space them based on the other relevant settings.

Corridor Width will automatically calculate the required number of passes based on the other settings and the specified width. The map will display a shaded area and line showing the width.




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