Fly Dane is a regional partnership that allows local agencies to pool their resources for periodic updates of orthophotography, elevation, and planimetric data. Below are some recent projects we have taken part in.
Fly Dane 2017 data acquisition got under way in April 2017. Ayres Associates was selected as the vendor and partner for this project.
The 2017 acquired updated aerial imagery and terrain data for all of Dane County.
The Fly Dane Partnership undertook a 2014 orthophotography project. A project planning workgroup was formed with representation from the county and regional Fly Dane partners. This project marked a change in the acquisition timeline and that the partnership moved from a 5-year cycle to a 3-year cycle. This proposal was reviewed by the partnership and approved by the Dane County Land Information Council.
The 2014 project acquired updated aerial imagery and terrain data for all of Dane County.
The imagery was used to update the county street centerline and building footprint databases.
A project planning workgroup was formed with representation from the county, municipal and regional Fly Dane partners. The proposal was reviewed by the partnership and approved by the Dane County Land Information Office Committee. Fly Dane Partners took funding proposal back for local budget discussions.
The initial plan was for a two year project that would consisted of a 2009 LiDAR base terrain project and then a 2010 color orthoimagery project.
Terrain - 2009
Imagery - 2010