Cyberhawk Announces String of World Firsts for Remotely Operated Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Inspection

Over the last year, Cyberhawk have demonstrated continued leadership of the ROAV/UAV industry by achieving several World Firsts in inspection services for the renewables, utilities and petrochemical industries.

These were achieved through Cyberhawk’s unique combination of inspection expertise, advanced pilot training, R&D focus and experience gained working for many of the world’s largest energy companies in Europe, Middle East & Asia.

World Firsts in ROAV/UAV Inspection achieved in the last 12 months

  • Oil & Gas Offshore
    • North Sea: Underdeck inspection of oil platform, August 2012
    • North Sea: Live flare inspections on FPSO, February 2013
    • North Sea: Live flare inspection on semi-submersible, February 2013
    • Irish Sea: Live flare inspection, January 2013
    • South China Sea: Live vent stack inspection from supply vessel, March 2013
  • Oil & Gas Onshore
    • Scandinavia: Live flare inspection, May 2012
    • Middle East: Live flare inspection, June 2012
    • Asia: Live flare inspection, February 2013
  • Renewables Offshore
    • Irish Sea: Wind turbine inspection from supply vessel, December 2012
    • Southern North Sea:  Meteorological Mast inspection, April 2013

This work follows on from our previous firsts in offshore live flare inspection and onshore live flare inspection.

Gary Mortimer

Founder and Editor of sUAS News | Gary Mortimer has been a commercial balloon pilot for 25 years and also flies full-size helicopters. Prior to that, he made tea and coffee in air traffic control towers across the UK as a member of the Royal Air Force.