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Flare Stack Inspection at 50-90% Lower Cost with Aeryon sUAS Solutions
Flare Stack Inspection at 50-90% Lower Cost with Aeryon sUAS Solutions
This Aeryon sUAS solution, comprised of the Aeryon SkyRanger™ and AeryonLive Video & Telemetry, enabled flare stacks to be inspected without the need to shut down the refinery or expose people to …
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Smart Inspection of a Solar Farm
Smart Inspection of a Solar Farm
French renewable-energy producer Akuo Energy, hoping to increase detection of damage and hotspots in their solar panels, hired aerial surveillance company Air-Marine to evaluate the efficiency of their solar fields. …
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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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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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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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The Future of Industrial Training Has Arrived
The Future of Industrial Training Has Arrived
The E-Book contains all the information you need about ITI VR, and what it can do for you and your team. Highlights include: The VR Advantage Benefits of Simulator Training …
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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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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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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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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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