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KAN Aerial 

Kansas Drone Services

How long does it typically take to receive the final edited drone footage after the project is completed?

The turnaround time for receiving the final edited drone footage after the project completion varies based on the scope of work. We will provide you with an estimated timeline during the project planning phase.

What safety measures do you have in place to prevent accidents during drone operations?

We have strict safety protocols and procedures in place to prevent accidents during drone operations, including pre-flight checks, equipment maintenance, and experienced pilot guidance.

Can I request a custom package for a specific project that is not listed in your services?

Absolutely, you can request a custom package tailored to your specific project requirements. Contact us to discuss the details and create a personalized plan.

Are there any restrictions on where the drone can fly for photography or videography?

We adhere to all local regulations and restrictions on drone flight areas for photography or videography to ensure legal and safe operations.

Do you offer post-production editing services for drone footage?

Yes, we provide post-production editing services for drone footage to enhance the quality and bring your vision to life.

Can I view samples of your previous drone photography and videography work?

Yes, you can view samples of our previous drone photography and videography work in our portfolio section on our website.

What areas do you cover for your drone services?

We provide drone services in Kansas and surrounding areas. For projects outside of this region, please contact us to discuss the details.

How far in advance should I schedule my drone services?

We recommend scheduling your drone services at least a week in advance to ensure availability and proper planning for the project.

Do you have insurance for your drone services?

Yes, we have insurance coverage for our drone services to ensure the safety and protection of our clients and their properties.

Can I request specific shots or angles for my drone photography or videography project?

Yes, you can request specific shots or angles for your drone photography or videography project. We'll work closely with you to understand your vision and capture the shots that meet your requirements.

Do you only do drone services?

Well, kinda! Although we do specialize in Kansas drone services such as drone photography and drone videography, we also do provide ground photography and videography! Contact us for more information!

Where can I pay my invoice?

We accept payments online! Head over to our payment center at kanaerial.com/pay to make a payment. Also, you may send check payments to PO Box 1791, Manhattan, KS 66505

What are your prices?

This depends on the services! The pricing can largely vary based on the project needs (such as time of day, the size of acres, how high/low we're flying, and general liability) can change this pricing quite a bit. We ask that you submit a free estimate, or contact us, so we can help narrow down this price for you!

Flying during sunset or sunrise?

It’s all about the Golden Hours. Often you may not have a choice when you are going to film something, just because shoots are usually set up far in advance and have many unpredictable factors involved. However, if you do have a choice, by now, the best hours for cinematic drone imagery are the Golden Hours of the day at Sunrise and Sunset. The long shadows during the golden hour will help define terrains’ features.

It should also be noted that fewer people typically film at these times, so just by doing this one essential step, you are already helping to differentiate your drone footage.

What type of weather issues should I look out for?

Always keep the weather forecast in mind, no matter the time. However, drone surveying during the day doesn’t exclude weather affecting your flight. Make sure to keep your eye on the weather forecast. Plan accordingly. Do not fly in rain, snow, high winds, or fog.

Can I fly a drone during civil twilight?

Yes, but you probably shouldn’t. Some countries, like the US, allow commercial drones to be operated during civil twilight. Morning and evening civil twilight is defined explicitly by the FAA. Still, they mostly are the time between the sun being at six degrees above or below the horizon and fully setting or rising. In some cases, this could be the only time you can fly. However, we still recommend avoiding photogrammetric drone surveying during this time because such low light can adversely affect photo quality.

Can I schedule for drone services at night?

No, in the United States and Australia, it’s unlawful to fly your drone at night for commercial purposes, per FAA regulations, and CASA rules. This is enforced by most countries’ rules about flying within line-of-sight, as in Canada. So while you might be working at night on your worksite, save your drone surveying for the day, not only to follow aviation laws but to get a better survey.

When should I schedule my drone services?

You can schedule for just about any time that’s on our available in our services; however, there are some ideal times to consider! If you want to get some fantastic videos with perfect lighting, consider sometime between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM. During this time, the sun is beaming straight down, providing an overall exposure you may not get if you schedule sooner or later.

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