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Some of Our Top Surveying & Mapping Drone Pilots

We have 2218 drone pilots available for surveying & mapping projects.
Below are some of our top pilots and portfolios.

Experienced pilot 107 certified and insured. Fun and willing to work the difficult jobs. I can travel if necessary. I do mapping, photogrammerty, photogrammerty, and more.

MindVision UAV

 
CO, WY
 
Insurance Coverage: $10.0 Million
 
License: 1570908
 
Avg. Rate: $100/hr.
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I am a Photographer and Videographer who has been shooting since the age of 10. I am up to date on all current Videography, drone and photographic trends within the industry.

The Plan Studios

 
Richardson and DeSoto - TX
 
Insurance Coverage: $1.0 Million
 
License: 1481719
 
Avg. Rate: $150/hr.
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PARAMOUNT Miami Worldcenter

SKYLABS SKYLABS
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Oakland Park, FL
 
Insurance Coverage: $10.0 Million
 
License: 3903600
 
Avg. Rate: $250/hr.

2018 Visuals Reel

DCE UAS DCE UAS
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NY, NV, FL, IL, GA
 
Insurance Coverage: $2.0 Million
 
License: 3935350
 
Avg. Rate: $200/hr.

Clients Our Pilots

  • This was my first experience hiring someone from droners.io and it could not have gone better. The pilot arrived early, listened very carefully to all of the ideas I had about what I wanted filmed, and provided me with much more footage than I could have hoped for. He was courteous, friendly an...
    -Scott
  • Dustin, you did an awesome job on the Panera Bread! Everything we asked for you gave us and the photos were super clear high res. Thank you, much appreciate your prompt response to this job! Will definitely use again :)
    -Sheren
  • Thank you much for the pictures and the videos - they are amazing!!! Everyone is going nuts over the promo videos and we are super pumped to see you again this winter!!
    -Whisper Ridge

Find the perfect surveying & mapping drone pilot

Photogrammetry is the technique of taking measurements using photographs. The result is a map, a drawing, or a 3D model of an object or land mass. GPS enabled UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are increasingly used for aerial photogrammetry and LIDAR mapping. The use of drone photogrammetry services for aerial 3d mapping is highly cost effective when compared to the cost of hiring an aircraft with photogrammetry equipment.

UAV 3D Mapping

Using waypoint navigation technology, the UAV flies along a pre-programmed flight path and takes multiple, overlapping photographs of the ground or object with an 80-90% overlap. This would be impossible to accomplish accurately using an airplane. To create 3d maps from aerial photogrammetry, a camera is mounted on the drone and is usually pointed straight down towards the ground. With respect to models of monuments or statues, the camera is mounted horizontally.

UAV LIDAR Mapping

LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) involves installing a laser scanner on a UAV to measure the height of points on the ground below. Drones with LIDAR scanners can measure very large areas in a single day, and create extremely detailed digital models of landscapes. Drone LIDAR sensors can penetrate dense forest canopy and vegetation, making it possible to scan bare earth structures that are invisible to satellites.

Multiple Uses of Drone Survey & Mapping Services


  • Cartography and mapping

  • Forestry management, flood surveying, coastline management

  • Urban planning, transport planning, pollution modelling

  • Gas and oil exploration, quarries, mining of minerals

  • Archaeology

  • Cellular network planning

All of our drone photogrammetry pilots have their FAA 333 exemption and are ready to go to work on your drone 3d mapping project.

Note: Land surveyors are required to hold a land surveying license. We do not verify if our pilots have this license. When hiring a pilot, ensure they have the proper surveyor license(s) if applicable.





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