Setting a flight path (mission)

Create a mission and then set a flight path.

  1. Click on [Projects] on the “Airpeak Base” App Home page.
  2. Click on the project for which you want to set a flight path.
  3. Click on [Add mission] in the [Flight plans] tab, and then select [Create new mission] from the menu.
    The [Create mission] dialog will be displayed.
  4. Fill in the dialog, and then click on [Set].
    • [Flight duration (30 fps)]: Set the flight duration.
    • [Finish action]: Set a finish action for the aircraft.

    The mission edit screen will be displayed.

  5. Set a keyframe to the flight start position.

    1. Make sure that the indicator () is at the “0” position of the elapsed time scale ().

      Drag the gray bar in the elapsed time scale () to zoom in or out on the elapsed time scale.

    2. Drag (Aircraft) to the desired position on the map.

    3. Click on (Set) ().

    The keyframe will be set to the flight start position.

  6. Drag the indicator over the elapsed time scale to move to the next keyframe position.
  7. Repeat procedures 2 and 3 of step 5 to set another keyframe.
    The keyframes will automatically be connected by a natural curve to form a flight path. You can adjust the flight path later.
  8. Repeat steps 6 and 7 to set more keyframes.
  9. Click on [Check errors] when you have finished creating the flight path.

    If errors are displayed, click on [Auto correct] to correct the errors that can be corrected automatically. If there are errors that cannot be corrected automatically, correct them manually.

  10. Click on [Save].
  11. Enter the mission name in the dialog, and then click on [Save].

Adjusting the flight path

  1. Select a keyframe by clicking on it on the map.

  2. Drag the keyframe or the handle to adjust the flight path.

  3. Click on [Save] when you have completed the adjustment.

Adjusting the altitude of the flight path

  1. Click on [Altitude].

    Changes in altitude are shown by a line on the graph.

  2. Select a keyframe on the line by clicking on it, and then drag the keyframe or the handle to adjust the altitude.

  3. Click on [Save] when you have completed the adjustment.

Hint

  • If you sign up for “Airpeak Plus,” you can import or export a mission from (Menu) on the mission edit screen. The following formats can be selected.

    • ESP or KML: Select when using a mission with services from other companies
  • When using missions with the “Airpeak Base” App, the camera orientation is displayed relative to space. The pan axis displays the north orientation as 0°, the tilt axis displays the ground orientation as 0°, and the roll axis displays the horizontal orientation as 0°.