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Importing custom maps as a visual guide to fly manual

Hi,

We want to import a KML/KMZ line as an itinerary for the flight. We want to fly the drone manual, using the line as a visual guide while flying i.e. the line is displayed on the map clearly whilst in flight on the tablet/phone. The line inserted will be used purely for visual guidance of the drone whilst flying. We are not looking to produce automated orthomosaics.

Please let me know if there is a way of doing this in MapPilot. We are open to using other file formats other than KML/KMZ if they are not compatible (We are relying on ArcGIS to produce the lines/flight path).

Kind regards,

Andrew Ball

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Our Tag Pilot app would do what you are looking for. You can lay out linear flights for automated flight or load multiple KML files in just to use as a guideline. 

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If I understand you correctly, Map Pilot is not the app.  Litchi would work well.

Example; In Google Earth I create a path and then export it as a kml.  Import the kml into Litchi as a new mission and you have the grid as a reference, or fly it autonomously.  Or, you could skip Arcgis or Google Earth in my example, and simply draw your grid directly in Litchi.  You don't have to let Litch fly the grid for it to display. But maybe I misunderstand?

 

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