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The Pattern tools (in the PlanView Plan Tools) allow you to specify complex flight patterns using a simple graphical UI. The available pattern tools depend on the vehicle (and support for the vehicle-type in the flight stack).

Pattern Tool (Plan Tools)

SurveyCreate a grid flight pattern over a polygonal area.
You can specify the polygon as well as the specifications for the grid and camera settings appropriate for creating geotagged images.
Structure ScanCreate a grid flight pattern that captures images over vertical surfaces (polygonal or circular).
These are typically used for the visual inspection or creation of 3D models of structures.
MultiCopter, VTOL
Corridor ScanCreate a flight pattern which follows a poly-line (for example, to survey a road).All
Fixed Wing LandingAdd a landing pattern for fixed wing vehicles to a mission.Fixed Wing