Drone Inspections Stories July 28

For the last 18 months, Aerodyne and PwC have been demonstrating the benefits of using drone-based assets for inspections with UK’s leading port owner and operator, Associated British Ports (ABP). The lengthy demonstration has resulted in ABP implementing the drone technology into its asset management practices.

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Drone Inspections Stories July 20

Electricity provider Edison is turning to drones to inspect its electrical equipment across Santa Barbara County’s south coast. The company began with helicopters, but is likely to switch to drones after the end of the week.

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Drone Inspections Stories July 1

Skygauge Robotics’ inspection drone is now available for pre-order, with the first 10 units receiving a special early adopter price. The drone is equipped with a 4k 30 fps camera, a Olympus 38DL PLUS® ultrasonic thickness gauge, and a dual transducer to measure the thickness of paint and the metal behind it.

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Drone Inspections Stories April 23

The Federal Aviation Administration is a very conservative organization, and rules for commercial drones are strict. But the agency does have a mechanism for issuing waivers to these rules. And it appears that the FAA has finally issued its first COVID-19 drone waiver. expand full story

Drone Inspections Stories April 8

Japanese mobile service provider Rakuten Mobile has announced it will begin to use drones for inspections to replace the need for humans to manually check its base station. The drones will take various photos of each mask for later inspection by the team.

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Drone Inspections Stories February 27

Drones demonstrated their usefulness during a recent Tokyo Metro Co. demonstration, showing reporters how it’s utilizing drones to improve tunnel safety. The inspection drones were flown at the Koto Ward facility in Tokyo and have been using drones since the 6th of February to inspect tunnels.

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