O&M Flight Guidelines

Operation and Maintenance flight guidelines to meet the data requirements.

Note: Do NOT fly within 2 hours of sunrise or sunset.

The O&M Data Requirements can be met with various drones, camera payloads, and flight mission planning software.

The most popular drone platforms that support thermal cameras are the DJI M200 series and Sensefly Ebee. Other drones include the DJI Inspire 1, Intel Falcon, and the Aeryon SkyRanger.

The most popular camera payloads are the DJI FLIR Zenmuse XT2, Sensefly Duet T, and FLIR Duo Pro R, and DJI FLIR Zenmuse XT.

The most popular flight mission planning software are DJI Ground Station Pro (GS Pro) or Sensfly eMotion.

The easiest and fastest inspection that meet the requirements typically use payloads that image both thermal and visible spectrum at the same time such as the XT2, Duet T, and Duo Pro R.

The following pages provide specific flight guidelines.

DJI M200 XT2 Flight Guidelines