A one-stop shop to review all the key steps to becoming a successful user of DroneDeploy. We highly recommend you review the content in this guide to ensure DroneDeploy delivers you maximum value in the shortest amount of time.
1. Understanding the Basics of Drones
Resources for those that are new to using drones:
- FAQs on Piloting Drones
- Pre-Flight Checklist
- Zero to Hero Video Onboarding
- Beginner & Intermediate Webinars
Don't have a drone?Check out our Drone Buyer's Guide for an in-depth review of your options and recommendations by industry.
2. Flying Your Drone with DroneDeploy
Using the application to launch flights to create successful maps:
3. Uploading Your Data into DroneDeploy
Process data from your drone and make a great map. DroneDeploy's Map Engine is only available to customers on our Lite, Individual, Teams, and Enterprise plans:
4. Reviewing and Adding Value to Your Map
Add value to your new map by leveraging analytics features and sharing your findings:
The DroneDeploy App MarketOur customers work across a variety of industries, and we're committed to serving advanced analysis across the board. Check out the App Market for tools to complement the core features within your DroneDeploy dashboard.
5. Leveraging Best Practices for Your Industry
Learn about tools specific to your industry and from other DroneDeploy users in your industry:
Downloadable resourcesWebinar recordings, case studies, and eBooks are available on our Resources page.
|Construction, Surveying & Mining||Article Links|
|Helpful Additional Tools||How Accurate is My Map?
Successfully Conducting & Processing GCPs
App Market Tools
When to Use Ground Control Points
|Importing Instructions||Importing Data from DroneDeploy
Importing Point Cloud Data into AutoCAD
|Construction Case Studies||Bid and Site Selection|
|Monitoring Construction Sites|
|Compare Actual Earthwork to Site Plans|
|Compare Design Plans and Drone Maps with Overlay Tool|
|Surveying Case Studies||Using Drones and GCPs for Surveying|
|Mining Case Study||Using Volume Measurements for Stockpiles|
|Auditing Aggregates at a Quarry|
|Drone Service Providers||Article links|
|Helpful additional tools||Flight planning Apps for use in DroneDeploy
Creating PDF Reports
|Case Studies||How to Build a New Drone Business
How to Price Your Drone Mapping Business
Surviving and Thriving as a Commercial Drone Business
Improving the image quality in your drone maps
|Community resources||DroneDeploy Forum
sUAS Commercial Mapping Pilots