[Talk-GB] OpenStreetMap's first flight!
peter.miller at itoworld.com
Fri Sep 11 14:21:39 BST 2009
On 11 Sep 2009, at 13:45, Brian Prangle wrote:
> Hi Peter
> Could the flight try to cover the Long Marston rail depot about 3
> miles south of Stratford? I mapped as much as could on a cycle ride
> that passed by the perimeter, and would like to complete it.
Too late! JR flew it yesterday afternoon in excellent conditions and I
am waiting for him to post his first photos for inspection and to do
his blog post about it - stay tuned - there may be an updated this
I don't know who much else he managed to capture, I do know they spent
most of their time over Stratford and has a lot of photos to show for
> 2009/9/8 Peter Miller <peter.miller at itoworld.com>
> Just to let you know that OpenStreetMap is hiring a plane and will be
> taking aerial photography of Stratford-upon-Avon on this Thursday 10th
> September at 3pm as long as the weather holds good. Is this a first
> for the project??
> It is of course a bit of an experiment as none of us are experts in
> aerial photography, but OpenStreetMap should hopefully have some
> excellent photographs available in the public domain soon afterwards.
> We are confident that it will generate some useful results even if we
> learn how to go about it better in future.
> JR Peterson will be the photographer and the flight is being paid for
> by ITO World Ltd.
> Traveline are also supporting the improvement on Stratford-upon-Avon
> data in advance of the conference and the NaPTAN data for the county
> was imported yesterday. We will be showing off the improved OSM
> mapping and linkages to Traveline at the conference.
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