Atlas Flight: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Can I create a flight plan over my fields in Atlas?
A: Yes you can. To do this, you simply need to log into your MicaSense Atlas account in Atlas Flight, and select a field. A flight plan will then be created automatically for that field.

Q: How can I be sure the flight plan I create will result in stitchable imagery?
A: Atlas Flight creates a flight plan optimized for RedEdge or Sequoia, based on their unique specifications. The user sets the desired altitude, overlap and flight speed, and the app creates a flight plan that reflects that. For the best quality images, we recommend setting the overlap at 75% or higher.

Q: Do I need to configure the camera's settings myself, or can this all be done within Atlas Flight?
A: This can all be done within Atlas Flight.

Q: Is Atlas Flight compatible with all DJI drones?
A: We've tested Atlas Flight on the DJI Phantom 3, 4 and DJI Matrice 100. We expect most DJI drones to work but can not guarantee compatibility with all drones. Customers have also used the Inspire 1 successfully with the app.

Q: Does Atlas Flight account for flight restrictions present in my area?
A: Yes it does, as long as these restrictions are set in the DJI Go app.

Q: Can I create a flight plan for a field that is not a perfect square?
A: Yes you can. You can log into an Atlas account and import any field, even polygonal fields. You can create an Atlas account for free at https://atlas.micasense.com

Q: Can I use Atlas Flight with RedEdge?
A: Yes you can.

Q: Is Atlas Flight available for Android or will it be in the near future?

A: At this time, it is not available for Android and there are no immediate plans to make it available. However, please contact us and let us know if this is important to you.

 

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