bizUAS gives power line inspection demonstrations

bizUAS was selected as one of only six teams across North America to give an extensive live presentation on the inspection of energized 345kV...

NATE Establishes Committee on Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) announced today the formal establishment of an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Committee. The newly minted committee will...

Cyberhawk launches commercial ROAV wind turbine inspection service

Cyberhawk Innovations, the world leader in aerial inspection and surveying using Remotely Operated Aerial Vehicles (ROAV), also known as UAVs or drones, has marked...

A drone has come to a bridge near you, Minnesotans

Mitch LeClair It wasn’t a bird, and inspections didn’t use a crane. No, the flying object was a drone gathering data near bridges this summer. The...

Shropshire firm’s drone goggles give users a bird’s-eye view

It is the next step in a craze that has literally swept over the country – drones. The flying robots give some of the best...

Drone-Based Wind Turbine Inspection To Form ‘£4bn’ Market By 2024

Matthew Broersma Drones are playing an increasingly important rone in the maintenance of power-generating wind turbines, report finds Drones may have a significant part to play...

Ventus and Renew Enter into Joint Development Blade Repairs

Ventus announced that it has entered into a joint blade repair program with Renewables Civil & Maintenance, located in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. RCM...

Drone giving Dublin builder a lift

By Kelsey Husnick Getting a bird’s-eye view of a building under construction used to require a crane or lift and somebody willing to go along for...

Drone imagery helps map flood risk

The use of aerial surveys from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has proved effective in mapping flood risk for the Environment Agency at the River...

Why BNSF Railway is using drones to inspect thousands of miles of rail lines

David Z. Morris Unmanned inspection vehicles will increase safety and efficiency for the freight network. After years of accusations of foot-dragging on unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) regulation,...