Inspection

Oct 25, 2017 | Inspection

Talk about drone-use in infrastructure has been around for years now, but how many states have actually utilized UAS. One such state that has been leading the charge and building out a model UAS program is Utah. Paul Wheeler, Lead Unmanned Aircraft Systems Coordinator Utah Department of Transportation, spoke in Vegas today about the inroads…

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Aug 23, 2017 | Inspection

UAV Visions Trent LukaczykFlightWave Aerospace Inc. Trent is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of FlightWave Aerospace Inc. Previously, as part of the Aerospace Design Lab, he contributed to several projects, including the design of NASA’s next-generation supersonic passenger jet, the development of an open-source aerodynamics simulation code called SU2, and the development of an open-source…

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Jul 27, 2017 | Inspection

No drone distance record seems to last for long as drone professionals continue to break beyond visual line of sight flight records on a monthly basis. Chichester firm FlyLogix recently completed a 50-mile offshore round trip flight, smashing the British distance record. FlyLogix’s Condor drone completed the inspection of a Centrica owned unmanned energy platform…

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Jun 13, 2017 | Inspection

GE may jump into the drone inspection market as it has already begun trial testing autonomous robotic “crawlers,” for use in refineries, factories, and railroads according to Reuters. GE hopes to take a chunk of the $40 Billion global inspection industry. The project will be spearheaded by the startup Avitas Systems, a GE venture, which has…

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May 30, 2017 | Inspection

In-depth report dives into recent data points showing how drones are adding value to and creating innovations for inspection processes MELVILLE, N.Y., May 30, 2017 — BZ Media LLC announced today the fourth in a series of critical examinations of important trends and strategies in vertical commercial drone markets, “5 Valuable Business Lessons Learned About Drones…

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Aug 20, 2015 | Inspection

Duke University will be joining the list of institutions utilizing drones for scientific research in the U.S. as it recently opened a new UAS testing facility at the Nicholas School of the Environment. The Marine Conservation Ecology Unmanned Systems Facility, as it is called, will conduct studies in weather research, such as hurricanes off the…

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