LAANC Approval

Construction, Inspection Services
Airmap, Skyward.... and now DJI have approval for low altitude airspace UAV Flight Authorization. Above and Beyond Global, LLC utilizes in-house FAA wide area authorization to fulfill Clients Projects but others may now avail themselves of alternative methods. After a rigorous test and validation of DJI’s technology capabilities, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Monday announced its approval of DJI as a UAS Service […] “DJI has always led the industry in helping open America’s skies for productive small drone flights while keeping safety as the top priority, and offering LAANC capability to our customers is another example of our dedication to meeting their needs,” said Brendan Schulman, DJI Vice President of Policy & Legal Affairs. “The LAANC system is a testament to the FAA’s global leadership in integrating…
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Using Photogrammetry for Construction

Construction, Inspection Services
Photogrammetry involves using data collected from high-resolution cameras to create either a 2D or 3D survey of an area. Photogrammetry relies upon still images and photogrammetry has two chief advantages: it’s affordable, and it can sometimes be easier to read by human eyes, if not by software. Photogrammetry is the ideal solution for organizations that are imaging large, clear areas, and environments that have already been developed. Photogrammetry may also be ideal if the colors in a survey matter; if high resolution, colored images of the site are necessary. Some projects have limited budgets — in these cases, photogrammetry may be the only viable solution. For this reason, this type of surveying is also often used for smaller mapping projects. It’s a simple and fast way to get a reasonably accurate survey.
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Virtual Design in Construction

Construction
The impact of all the advance data gathering and clear development of the project through VDC allows for better coordination during construction. The entire team, from the architect to the owner to the general and subcontractors all have the same data readily available. If a change is made, no longer does a supervisor have to go back to the site trailer or across town to an office to look at plans, then get approval from the owners and architects, which could take days. Instead, everyone has the information available on site on laptops or iPads. Those who need information have access to just what they need in VDC, and it’s available 24/7 in real time. And all the information being available in real time means fewer requests for information and…
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Equipment advances continue as Hasselblad camera UAV added

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Hasselblad and DJI combined to create a 20 megapixel, 10 bit color bit depth, 5.5K downsized to 4k UHD camera with a 1" sensor, recording at 100 Mbs, in H264 (.mp4) and H265 (Hevc) small enough for a UAV.  It's unique size and mobility made it a smart choice to add to the fleet. The new model UAV, a Mavic 2 Pro,  allows us to fly in tighter spaces while maintaining Industry Standards in Quality and resolution. Not to mention Safety with its new Occusynch 2.0 video transmission system allowing for 1080p images on screen while controlling. Combined with the new Auto dual 2.4 / 5.8 Ghz banding and news lows in latency this UAV will find its niche in the prosumer industry. This 4K UHD Video / Photos provides…
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WAWA in Melbourne getting finishing touches

Construction
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xlMmV9AgzQ&w=560&h=315] The WAWA convenience Store in Melbourne, Florida., One of two under construction development by Matthew Development,LLC. is getting finishing touches as it nears completion. The outside work is for the most part, finished and the inside Appliance, Electrical and Computers are now being installed. WAWA differs from similar establishments in that one can order completely via the in store computer stations and watch or fill their gasoline tank as their order is made. Matthew Development is a major player in the Development of Brevard County, Florida and Above And Beyond Global, LLC. is glad to be part of their team. Work progress and asset management are just a part of the overall Actionable Data Delivered to construction Companies via Aerial and Ground Digital Technologies by Above and Beyond…
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FAA rules of regulation

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The FAA has released guidance on Governmental agencies looking to add to the National Airspace Regulations. Local Governments may not override Federal Regulations. Certification and Regulation is via the official FAA website only. While there are other websites popping up, they  are not related to the FAA and should not be utilized. Federal Laws and regulations along with the FAA registration website are the only Laws governing the National Airspace. Read the FAA notice here: https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=22938&omniRss=press_releasesAoc&cid=102_P_R
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Above and Beyond Issued wide area Airspace Authorization

Above and Beyond Issued wide area Airspace Authorization

Real Estate
Above and Beyond Global, LLC  has been Issued "Wide Area / Blanket Area" Airspace Authorization by the Federal Aviation Administration. Our FAA Certified Remote Pilot's in Command now have National Airspace Authorization  in the KMLB  Controlled class "D" Airspace. This authorization facilitates getting our unmanned aerial vehicles into the Airspace faster and safer, making our clients top priority over those without such authorization or certification. As the FAA and Local Law Enforcement agencies become more stringent with those seeking or tracked in our Flight controlled airspace part 107 certification and FAA authorization to be in the National Airspace will become paramount as Homeland Security and other agencies seek those whom are unauthorized to fly are caught taking pictures, requiring them to possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to keep…
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Proven UAV use case studies

Proven UAV use case studies

Construction, Inspection Services, Uncategorized
[caption id="attachment_335" align="aligncenter" width="939"] UAV use case studies[/caption] Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are not just for the future, they're being used now in multiple industries with case studies for building contractors et. al;  showing how technology of today can save your company on time and costly reinspections. Asset protection, Crop management, Solar arrays, Line inspection, Tower inspections, Construction project management are just a few of the areas these high tech, 4K UHD Aerial and ground UAV's are being used across the Nation. Building contractors utilize Photogrammetry which allows for accurate measurements for inspection and area quotations. Volumetric measurements of stockpiles can be completed faster than ever before; the list goes on and on and the technology advances each year. To see how this technology can be put to use for your company…
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Tracking Build Progress without leaving the office

Construction, Inspection Services
[embed]https://youtu.be/LwEVUCqjIj4[/embed] Tracking Build Progress without leaving the office. Today's Developers and Building Contractors are utilizing the latest in UAV Technology to track build progress right from the office. Construction site Photogrammetry can be utilized for 2D / 3D modeling as well as performing measurements and creating estimates. FAA certified pilots coordinate with Air Traffic Control where applicable, for added safety and staying within the requirements of the law. Just as General Aviation pilots have rules and requirements for flight, so do Unmanned Aircraft Pilots. Make sure your contracted pilot provides your company with copies of their FAA documents to limit liability.
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Insurance Companies Want to Speed Up Claims Processing Using Drones

Inspection Services
Insurance Companies Want to Speed Up Claims Processing Using Drones During the past few years, insurance companies like Allstate have been using drones to inspect homes for storm damage. One reason is that inspecting home rooftops is one of the most dangerous jobs. Homeowners can themselves hire professional commercial UAV / Drone pilots to perform inspections prior to emergency situations. In fact, Insurance companies recommend the home owner records all their valuable purchases. Make sure your drone pilot is certified by the FAA, request to see their certification card. Following hurricanes Harvey and Irma last year, Commercial UAV Pilots helped insurance companies take aerial photos of damaged home rooftops. After snapping the pictures, the drone can wirelessly transmits the images, as well as video, to data centers, where machine learning…
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