Site Scan flight log files?

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11-13-2020 06:52 PM
Will
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Occasional Contributor

Do either the Site Scan or Site Scan LE flight apps produce flight log files that can be uploaded manually into a service like airdata.com?  I know about the new video logs which are great, but we're in need of just regular flight logs that track flight path, battery status, etc.  I thought perhaps Site Scan has a DJI account login within it that syncs such data to DJI's cloud, but can't tell if there is such an option or not.  Any advice greatly appreciated, thanks! 

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CoreyPlank1
New Contributor II

Flight logs are stored on the drone itself or the controller.  You can find information on the path and operational info in the logs.

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GordonSumerling
Esri Contributor

Will,

 

In the first half of 2021 Esri will be releasing Fleet Management v2. This will capture information about the Drone, Battery and & Pilot from the moment the blades spin to the mission end. You will be able to perform all the mission analysis and drone history required by the regulatory bodies. It is a significant step up from where Site Scan is right now.

Cheers

Gordon

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SteveGoldman
New Contributor III

Gordon,

Thanks for that update. As we get more and more hours on our drones (and their batteries), it's becoming clear that battery health monitoring is a critical piece. We've lost a drone out of the sky due to mid-flight battery failure that didn't present as any physical anomaly on the battery prior to flight. However, looking back at the battery cell voltage variations, we see that there were some signs.

Will SiteScan be incorporating individual cell voltage monitoring? And ideally, warnings based on non-standard readings? This would be a huge benefit to advance the safety of operations.

Thanks.

-Steve (UAS Coordinator - CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife)

GIO, UAS Coordinator
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
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Will
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Occasional Contributor

Gordon - thanks for the info.  Will the "Fleet Management v2" be included for all subscribers to Site Scan, or will it be an additional purchase?

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