Utilities – Page 14

Ohio Company Lands FAA Exemption for Bridge Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 20, 2015

Ohio-based Asymmetric Technologies LLC, a provider of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspection services and data collection, says it is the first company to receive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to commercially perform bridge inspection services using UAVs. The recently issued [Read More]

Inside Total Safety’s UAS Exemption for Flare Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 06, 2015

Total Safety U.S. Inc., which was recently granted a Federal Aviation Administration regulatory exemption for commercial unmanned aerial systems (UAS) use, plans to operate a DJI S1000 for flare inspections. The Houston-based company, a provider of integrated safety and compliance [Read More]

Finnish Company Demonstrates Benefits of UAV Utility Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 09, 2015

Sharper Shape, a Helsinki, Finland-based supplier of drone-based automated asset inspection and maintenance planning services, has demonstrated unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with advanced sensors in public test flights. The flights were part of a completed research project conducted with the [Read More]

UAS Industrial Inspections Provider Gets National Qualified Equity Status

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 07, 2015

Sky-Futures, a U.K.-based provider of unmanned aerial system (UAS) industrial inspection services in the oil and gas sector, has been granted U.K. Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) National Qualified Entity (NQE) status. The NQE approval is only the third of its [Read More]