Drone Aerial Mapping and Survey

Engineering Surveys provide aerial mapping services using Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs) across Australia for a wide range of mapping applications, industries and sectors.  Aerial mapping can be very cost-effective option with large areas able to be surveyed relatively quickly to traditional methods, and through photogrammetric processing, deliverables produced can include geo-referenced orthophotos, 3D point clouds, digital elevations and 3D models. 

Pairing aerial photography with surveyed ground control points (GCPs) enables survey grade accuracy for projects that require it.  Survey data can be produced in MGA 2020 coordinate system, or any local site coordinate system.  Accuracy depends on the project and the height flown, but it's possible to generate model accuracy to the order of 2cm vertically and 1.2cm horizontally.

RPAs can also capture areas that are difficult, hazardous or completely inaccessible using conventional survey techniques.

Applications can include:

  • Digital elevation models
  • Stockpile volumes
  • Topographic surveys
  • Pit volumes
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Project timeline photos
  • 3D models extraction
  • Geo-referenced orthomosaic maps
  • Point clouds

Engineering Surveys Pty Ltd (ARN 1075771) is certified by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as a Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) operator.  RPA Operators Certificate (ReOC): CASA.ReOC.6662.

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  • Civil Contractors Federation Member
  • South Australia
  • Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute
We have been associated with Engineering Surveys Pty Ltd since 2002. During this time they have provided construction survey and as-built documentation for York Civil on numerous projects undertaken by...
Andrew Z Lukasik, Commercial Manager, York Civil Pty Ltd