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  • Aerial Map Types Generated From WingtraOne

      Orthomosaic Maps 2D orthomosaic maps contain the location (exact X and Y coordinates) and color information of each point on the map. These aerial maps can be used for linear (distance) and surface calculations as well as alteration monitoring. Map output : 2D georeferenced orthomosaic maps Cameras:  Sony RX1RII Sony QX1 20 mm Sony […]

  • WingtraOne vs. DJI Phantom 4 RTK

    DJI is a Chinese tech giant dominating the consumer drone market. The Phantom 4 RTK multicopter is their answer to the professional mapping drone segment. Wingtra is a Swiss-based professional drone company that is focused solely on its high-accuracy survey and mapping  VTOL drone WingtraOne. Here is your summary followed by the ultimate long-read comparison […]

  • WingtraOne vs. eBee X

    senseFly is a Swiss drone company that is most widely known for its fixed-wing mapping drone eBee, which has been a pioneer in the industry since 2009. Wingtra, also a Swiss company, focuses solely on vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drone technology for surveying and mapping applications. Here is your summary followed by the ultimate long-read comparison of […]

  • GlobalTroxler Appointed the First Certified Wingtra Repair Center in Canada

      Wingtra, the Swiss manufacturer of professional VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) surveying drones, and GlobalTroxler, Calgary, Alberta, are excited to announce the rollout of the first Wingtra “Certified Repair Center” in Canada. The agreement between the two companies further enhances GlobalTroxlers’ customer support to a growing Wingtra customer base in Canada. Specifically, the training and certification […]

  • WingtraOne: Importance of Terrain Following

    Terrain Following is a feature in the WingtraPilot app that enables users to plan their surveys without having to worry about manually fine-tuning parameters such as flight altitude. WingtraPilot considers the terrain automatically during flight planning. Once the user indicates the desired area to be covered, the automatically generated flight paths will follow any undulations […]

  • Tailsitters vs. Quadplanes – Why a VTOL Tailsitter Is the Best Surveying Drone for Your Mapping Missions

    Selecting the right drone is one of the most important decisions you’ll make for your aerial surveying and mapping project. A drone with vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capability eliminates the need for a runway, hand launch, or catapult for takeoff, and helps ensure soft landings that protect payloads, the operator, and the drone itself […]

  • An Introduction to Laboratory Balance

    Balances play an integral role in a materials testing laboratory. This article will introduce you to some of the basic terminology associated with balances as well as explain the different variations that exist. Laboratory Balance Terms Accuracy. The ability of a scale to provide a result that is as close as possible to the actual […]

  • VTOL Drone WingtraOne Use in Wildlife Research Cuts Risk, Cost and Time

    The need for a rapid, cost-effective solution for monitoring an endangered sea mammal species led the team at Murdoch University, Australia, to evaluate UAV solutions: they quickly found their match in WingtraOne.     A bright orange drone taking off from a boat off the coast of Pilbara in north-western Australia is probably not the […]

  • How Drone Surveys Can Save Time and Improve Data Accuracy in Mining

    The mining industry depends on accuracy; cost and revenue calculations, sales forecasting, operational planning and other recurring tasks require constant tracking of activities. What is the current state of the mine? What volume of gravel was removed? How much can be deposited in the future? At Kies AG, the answers to these questions have long […]

  • The Significance of Materials Testing

    Materials Testing is conducted for many reasons. It can provide data regarding tested materials, prototypes and other product samples. Regulation of Industrial Materials The integrity of bridges, dams, nuclear reactors, roads, buildings and other infrastructure relies on the parts that make them up. Given the importance of this, the government enforces standards to ensure all […]