Cheat Sheet for Successful Flying

In this article you will learn more about the tips for flying in accordance to our standards.

Updated over a week ago


Acquiring good quality data is the first step in delivering quality results. Making sure that the you are set up properly for your flight will give you the best chance of success. In this article we will cover the things to check before your flight and some of the areas of flying we typically see go wrong.

For a more exhaustive list of the requirements for these data products you can use the following support articles:

Checklist - Read Twice Fly Once!

Flight checklist

Do's & Do Nots

Quality Improvement reminders

Utilising the Photo Checker

What does the Photo Checker do?

Single Axis Trackers

We prefer that the panels be fixed horizontally. If this is not possible, the angle of the trackers should not exceed 50° from horizontal.

Avoid flying early in the morning/late in the afternoon when the sun is in the lowest position to minimise the inter-row glare.

Image of the Tracker orientation

Dual-Axis Trackers

If the dual-axis tracker is higher than <5 m - please follow the rooftop guidelines and, if needed, increase the altitude to ensure every tracker is entirely visible on the visual and thermal photos.

Dual-Axis Trackers
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