Doggerbank – successful inspection!

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by Sky-Futures recently completed a successful inspection of a Met Mast in the North Sea for client Forewind. It was the first time Sky-Futures had been commissioned to inspect Met Masts, and gave them the chance to further prove their…

NoCo startup debuts unmanned helicopter

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by Erin Udell, The Coloradoan Not to be outdone by large defense contractors with big staffs and even bigger budgets, a Northern Colorado startup recently completed an unmanned helicopter that can successfully take off from and land on a moving…

Using drones in oil spill research

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by The use of drones during the Surfzone Coastal Oil Pathways Experiment (SCOPE) helped scientists from CARTHE study how oil moves from offshore onto our beaches! This is an innovate approach to a complex problem with powerful results. Check out…

Argentina announces SARA first flight

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by The Sistema Aéreo Robótico Argentino (Argentine Air Robotics System: SARA) initial Technology Evaluation Model (MET 1) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) undertook its first flight, according to data published by San Martin University on 29 September. The first flight took…

This Drone Fits In Your Pocket

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by by SAMANTHA RAPHELSON The narrative around drones is that they are killing machines. Unmanned tools of war that the government uses to avoid putting boots on the ground in conflict zones around the world. But drones are actually much more…

CybAero has completed demo flights

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by First North-listed CybAero, which develops and markets unmanned helicopters, has performed demo flights on location for its major Chinese customer AVIC, which signed a framework agreement with CybAero this summer with an order value of SEK 700-800 million. The…

Unmanned aerial vehicle inspects powerlines

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by Finnish high-tech company Sharper Shape has executed unique test flights on September 25, 2014, near Joensuu, in Eastern Finland. For the first time in the world an unmanned Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) took off to inspect local power lines…