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Program to manage safety checks and create metadata files compatible with oucass-profiles in the field

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Checklist for flight safety and metadata logs compatible with oucass-profiles.

To run, simply ensure that click is installed and type the command "checklist" into the terminal.

Safety checks include

  • Check for visual obstacles and potential source of interference
  • Clear and agree on a takeoff and landing zone
  • Decide if current weather conditions are appropriate for safe flight
  • Visual inspection of the vehicle
  • Verify Mission Planner software prepared
  • Connect ground station RF to laptop
  • Verify controller prepared
  • UAV battery setup
  • Connect telemetry
  • Confirm no error messages with Mission Planner
  • Confirm GPS fix type (outdoors must get 3D fix)
  • Check data logging
  • Place vehicle at launch point
  • Check flight mode on controller
  • Confirm data logging software running
  • Check sensors are in correct range
  • Review flight plan - verbal and on Mission Planner
  • Test audio communications among participants
  • Check if all participants ready for flight
  • Arm UAV
  • Check GPS lock
  • Clear props
  • Notify participants mission is complete
  • Disarm UAV
  • Disconnect battery
  • Inspect UAV

Metadata logs include

  • Location name and ID
  • Location info, such as the surface altitude, nearby Mesonet stations, and region from the CF Standard Region List
  • Pilot in command
  • Other pilots on site for COA flights
  • Flight objective
  • FAA authorization type
  • Platform (UAV) ID
  • Scoop ID
  • Battery ID
  • Initial and final battery voltages
  • Cloud cover
  • Rain (yes/no)
  • Maximum planned and maximum obtained altitudes
  • Launch and land times (in UTC)
  • Emergency documentation
  • Private and public remarks

Use Admin mode to

  • add, remove, or reorder saved platforms
  • add, remove, or reorder saved locations
  • add, remove, or reorder saved objectives

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