Unmanned plane for low-level aerial survey makes maiden flight

15:47, May 26, 2010      

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An unmanned plane used for low-level aerial survey made a successful maiden fight in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province on May 24, 2010.

The flight of the plan means the mapping operation in Jiangxi Province has entered a new era of diversity, which includes aboveground and underground measurement, manned aerial survey and unmanned aerial survey.

Three unmanned planes made successful fights successively. The flying altitude was up to 200 meters at the Nanchang University Lake Campus.

It is reported that the three unmanned planes are the most advanced ever used for low-level aerial survey. They can be used for land resource monitoring, mineral verification, urban planning and construction, new countryside construction, forest fire monitoring, water conservancy construction, meteorological services and other fields.

Unmanned planes for low-level aerial surveys are an effective supplement to traditional means of aerial survey.

By People's Daily Online

(Editor:张茜)

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