List of drones && list of flight controllers

We have been making a lot of updates to https://docs.opendronemap.org. Now I am working on a tutorial section and I’m curious about the following: what drones are folx using for mapping, and what flight controllers? I’d like to have, if not a comprehensive list at least a representative list.

DJI Phantom 3 Advanced - DroneDeploy and DJI GS PRO

Hobbyist use

I’ll start; we use the following:

  • Sensefly eBee with emotion 2 or 3
  • DJI Mavic Pro with DroneDeploy or DJI GS Pro
  • 3DR Solo with MissionPlanner
  • RigiTech One with QGroundControl
  • Foxtech VTOL Nimbus with QGroundControl

M600 Pro with Pix4DCapture

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Yuneec H520 is the main drone I use now. Planning done on DataPilot, both on Android on the controller and on windows. DataPilot I believe is a reskinned version of QGroundControl.

My seldom used standby drone is a DJI Phantom 3 Pro. App of choice would probably be DJI GS Pro or Map Pilot if terrain follow would be required.

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro v2, Dronedeploy or Pix4d

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