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Missing Flight Logs

I have noticed that when I run a mission through the app, the flight logs on board both my Inspire and Phantom 3 Pro are not working with the online tool to decode them. If I switch out of the app and run it through DJI GO then I get a log file that works. Is there any way to get a CSV or KML of the flight done through the app?

Alex Bilyk

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DJI Go is doing the recording of the log files. When you are using the Map Pilot app, DJI Go should be closed and therefore will not be recording any log files.

If you wan't to get the log data from flights made with the Map Pilot app, we have created an online viewer for the aircraft's internal data logger. This viewer provides both KML and CSV outputs.

www.mapsmadeeasy.com/log_viewer

These are not the same files that DJI's app provides but should do the trick.

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I've noticed the same thing. So you are not alone with this issue.

Neil Atkinson 0 votes
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Alex and Neil,
If you guys can get us some samples of the DJI Go log files in the next couple of hours we will try to get a log file functionality into the next release. Go!

Tudor 0 votes
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Alex, were you talking about the .txt log files that DJI Go creates or the .DAT log files that are stored within the aircraft?

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I'd love to see MME create the same files as the .txt log files that DJI-GO creates. These load into other very useful programs like HealthyDrones which I find excellent. I also use the info in Healthy Drones to generate flight log information that I need for compliance.

I don't find the .DAT logs that are stored with the aircraft that useful. Or is it just me?

Cheers Jon

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I've tried using the .DAT files from the aircraft and it looks wrong regardless of whether I've used DJI-GO or MME autopilot.

The initial import using the MME Log File Viewer shows correct flight path data but the altitude looks wrong (not sure about speed). Then when I import into DroneLogBook and see the other data it shows, I can't see anything that looks right (aside from the flight path).

The process I followed was: 1) export .DAT files from aircraft 2) import using MME log file viewer 3) export as a full data csv 4) import into DroneLogBook.

Can't really see where I could go wrong? Any suggestions?

Still trying to work out how I can report flight log info for compliance when using MME autopilot, as opposed to flying with DJI-GO and exporting .TXT files from DJI-GO which work very nicely. 

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The Map Pilot log files, that can be accessed via iTunes, can be uploaded directly to DroneLogBook.

To get the files in iTunes you need to connect your phone or tablet to a desktop computer and download the files from the device using iTunes.

In iTunes:

  1. Click the icon to access your device
  2. Click 'Apps'
  3. Find 'AutoPilot' in the Apps list and click it
  4. Under 'Map Pilot Documents', find the log file for the flight(s) you want.
  5. Click 'Save to...' to save the log files to your computer

 

Elizabeth 0 votes
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Thanks Ryan - I found the MapPilot CSV files in iTunes which was great to see. Unfortunately when I import into DroneLogBook I still get strange results. The flight path works, but the rest of the data is incorrect. Happy to send the file if that helps.

e.g. Results in DroneLogBook from importing file:

"MapPilot-02-15-2016_12-11-36.csv"

Version
 DJILogs Flytrex CSV
Flight Date
 1970-01-01 10:00:00
Flight Time (duration)
 00:00
Max Altitude
  34 m
Max Speed
  100 m/s
Traveled distance
  100 m
Voltage
 Start/end voltage values not found.
Trace
 2524 GPS points.
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I think the "DJILogs Flytrex CSV" is your problem. We are clearly not DJILogs or Flytrex. This sounds like an issue with the DroneLogBooks support of us so you might want to email their support.

In our next release we will be adding support for more of the event oriented messages available on DroneLogBook and HealthyDrones.

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Thanks Ryan - my mistake, that file does work. User error on my part.

Great to have Maps Made Easy talking to DroneLogBook.

Thanks for the help. Cheers Jon

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