The objective of this lab is to gain experience collecting imagery with an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and processing it in structure from motion (SfM) photogrammetry software to obtain georeferenced data products, including an orthomosaic in GeoTiff format and a point cloud in ASPRS’s LAS format.
This testing supplement supersedes FAA-CT-8080-2F, Airman Knowledge Testing Supplement for Sport Pilot, Recreational Pilot, and Private Pilot, dated 2013.
This Airman Knowledge Testing Supplement is designed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Standards Service.
These course materials provide students with a theoretical and practical background in operational use of UAS for surveying and mapping. Instructors can use these modules for a standalone course or integrate select modules into their existing curricula, as desired. Specifically, these materials cover the following learning outcomes to enable students...