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Mapping an Operating Gas Plant for Facility Localization
Mapping an Operating Gas Plant for Facility Localization
Before the use of UAVs, the only way to get an orthomosaic underlay for a project like this was to purchase aerial orthophotos or processed satellite imagery, which tend to …
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Brands: Energy Drone Coalition. | Resource Types: Use Cases & Best Practices.
Large Scale Industrial Surveying via Drone Photogrammetry
Large Scale Industrial Surveying via Drone Photogrammetry
In 2016, a Petrobras gas treatment plant in Brazil, part of one of the largest oil and gas companies in the world, found itself stuck between two inspection methods after …
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Brands: Energy Drone Coalition. | Resource Types: Use Cases & Best Practices.
Drone Insurance: A Step-by-Step Guide to Liability & Drone Hull Insurance
Drone Insurance: A Step-by-Step Guide to Liability & Drone Hull Insurance
Getting drone insurance is a smart move if business is being conducted. If you’re making money with your UAV, or you plan to in the future, insuring it could save you a …
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Brands: Energy Drone Coalition. | Resource Types: Use Cases & Best Practices.
Power Utility Increases Average Inspection Rate by Over 1000% with Quick-Deployment Capabilities of the Aeryon Skyranger
Power Utility Increases Average Inspection Rate by Over 1000% with Quick-Deployment Capabilities of the Aeryon Skyranger
Power distribution lines carry over 10,000 volts of electricity, so it’s vital that they are inspected regularly to ensure that the power grid isn’t compromised. Traditionally, inspectors use a bucket …
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Brands: Energy Drone Coalition. | Resource Types: Use Cases & Best Practices.
7 Things to Know Before Choosing a Drone Inspection Provider
7 Things to Know Before Choosing a Drone Inspection Provider
As the UAV market spreads, people are realizing the numerous safety and economic benefits that the drone inspections provide. From reducing the safety risks to reducing the time it takes …
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Brands: Energy Drone Coalition. | Resource Types: Use Cases & Best Practices.
UAS Pilots Code
UAS Pilots Code
The UAS PILOTS CODE (UASPC) offers recommendations to advance flight safety, ground safety, airmanship, and professionalism. It presents a vision of excellence for UAS pilots and operators, and includes general …
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Brands: Energy Drone Coalition. | Resource Types: Use Cases & Best Practices.
Mothership Blimp Disrupts Drone Inspection Industry
Mothership Blimp Disrupts Drone Inspection Industry
Mothership Aeronautics is using autonomous solar-powered blimps to disrupt long-distance aerial data collection. Mothership Aeronautics has raised a seed round of USD $1.45 Million to build and deploy its new …
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Brands: Energy Drone Coalition and Energy Robotics & AI Network. | Resource Types: Innovation Showcase.
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Kicks off First UAS Course of Many
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Kicks off First UAS Course of Many
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (UAFS) is rolling out the first of what the university plans to be many future courses on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The class, …
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Put to the test, cybersecurity experts easily infiltrate energy companies’ networks
Put to the test, cybersecurity experts easily infiltrate energy companies’ networks
A ship navigates through Buffalo Bayou heading to a dock along the Houston Ship Channel in La Porte. The computer hacker crouched low in thick brush on a cold December …
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Renewables Consultancy Adopts Drones for Inspections
Renewables Consultancy Adopts Drones for Inspections
Scotland-based renewables consultancy SgurrEnergy – part of the clean energy business of Wood Group, an oil and gas services company – has brought unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to its existing …
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