I scanned Ruckers tomb and created a 3d printable model

There is a local landmark where I live, Rucker’s tomb. It was built in 1907 to house the remains of the Rucker family. I thought it would be good practice and a perfect subject to create a 3D model using Agisoft metashape. I took 79 nadir and oblique photos of the tomb using a DJI mavic 2 pro. I also captured some pictures using my handheld sony camera. I used the photos from the handheld to capture some large scene pictures to help give metashape some context while aligning the photos in 3D space. I used a raw image format, set the camera to manual with autofocus, set the aperture to 5 to minimise field of view and adjusted to iso and shutter for nice clear images with minimal noise.

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Techwing low and slow

I wanted to share some test flight video.

It was equipped with a 5000 mah 3 cell lipo. a 1100 kv 350 watt motor spinning a 9*7 prop. I did a 20 minute flight and burned 1007 ma.

As you can see from the video it is extremely stable while flying slow, even with a fairly large battery on board. I could have easily flown for an hour and a half with that battery.

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