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QuestUAV Drones – Reliable and Accurate Tools for Coastal Monitoring

QuestUAV Drones – Reliable and Accurate Tools for Coastal Monitoring A Case Study on Long-Term Erosion Mapping in Northeast England The Urgency to Measure Coastal Erosion Protecting coasts from erosion is a global mission.In the UK alone, the British Geological Survey states that across England and Wales 113 000 residential […]



QuestUAV Sensor Gimbals Improve Flight Efficiency By More Than 15 Percent Introduction Demands on fixed wing drones are growing continually. Other than copter drones, fixed wing platforms are generally used to cover large areas (hundreds of hectares) in a short amount of time. Standards on flight endurance and efficient area […]

Field Training

Successful Manufacturer’s Training In A Nutshell

As a UAS manufacturer we have an obligation, as set out by the UK Civil Aviation Authority, to provide ‘manufacturers training’ that must cover safe operations and maintenance of the UAS. At QuestUAV we provide manufacturers training. However, what we actually provide is so much more than that – it […]


3cm PPK Accuracy

PPK Accuracy Breaking News!  The team has been steadily working away at increasing accuracies in PPK post processing and we have finally reached a stage that just about places every pixel accurately without any need for ground control.  With over 25 flights processed and reprocessed now, we have brought accuracies […]


Ongoing Stress Tests – 23 New Flights, Different Conditions

Flight Planning, Data Acquisition, Post-Processing and Image Analysis by Kerstin Traut,  QuestUAV Spatial Analyst         After successfully setting up our test site at the lovely Northumberlandian coast, my team and I went out with the PPK aircraft and we flew, flew, flew – testing all sorts of scenarios […]


Air Control Points, Ground Control or PPK?

Air Control Points, Ground Control Points or PPK? CONTENT BY KERSTIN TRAUT Whilst the product is complete and the UAVs flying well and reporting excellent results, our aim is to produce a White Paper that is based on detailed results and independent witnesses.  As a result the QuestUAV team has been […]


Status Update 1 Aug 2016; The New Survey Site

Keeping a high accuracy test site fresh and supervised is a challenging business; it only takes two or three control points to disappear, or worse be moved, and a whole survey can be thrown out. As a result we are now on our fourth and final site on more accessible […]


Background to the PPK UAV

Following a recent newsletter to our customers ( July 2016 ),  it became clear there is a lot of commercial interest in our high accuracy RTK/PPK product.  Survey and Agri groups from all over the world are wanting to know more about what the product is, its accuracy, its testing schedule and a whole […]


Subjects to be Covered in the Blog

It not that hard to understand PPK and what is involved.  So my plan is to unfold the product and introduce the process over the next few weeks, and involve some of the specialists that have been involved in the research and development. A list of subjects that we will […]


The Authors

Nigel King. I am the main drive behind QuestUAV as the founder/owner of the business from 2008 until now. I have spearheaded projects throughout the life of the business and travelled the world delivering training and services to clients. I have been in aviation for almost fifty years, in a variety of different forms […]