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O&G Giant Signs up for Drone Inspections via Sky-Futures

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 14, 2017

International oil and gas (O&G) company Eni has secured a three-year contract with Sky-Futures, which provides drone-based inspection services to global industrial markets. Italy-based Eni, one of the largest global operators in the energy sector, operates in 66 countries. Sky-Futures [Read More]

Sky-Futures Launches Online Part 107 Test Prep

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 18, 2017

Global drone inspections and training company Sky-Futures is rolling out an online tutorial course to help potential commercial drone operators pass the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Part 107 course. Focusing on material most likely to be asked in the FAA’s [Read More]

Sky-Futures Launches Basic Drone Certification Course in U.K.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 12, 2017

Sky-Futures, a global provider of industrial inspection services via unmanned aircraft, is launching a new course that will enable persons and organizations in the U.K. to reach the basic standard required to operate drones under Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) permission. In [Read More]

American Bureau of Shipping Green-Lights Sky-Futures’ Drone Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 22, 2016

Sky-Futures USA Inc. has been certified as, according to the company, the world’s first approved drone specialist for internal vessel inspections by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). Sky-Futures says ABS surveyors have now certified drone data as an additional, [Read More]

Sky-Futures, Flyability Team Up on Industrial Inspections

Posted by Amanda Fava on October 31, 2016

Drone-based inspection services provider Sky-Futures has partnered with commercial drone manufacturer Flyability on what the company says is a fully integrated solution for drone-based industrial inspection. The Flyability Elios is a collision-tolerant drone that can gain access to small, complex [Read More]

Sky-Futures Presenting Webinar on Confined-Space UAV Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 16, 2016

Sky-Futures, a provider of drone-based data collection and analysis services for the oil and gas industry, is holding a webinar on confined-space inspections using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Held Aug. 24. at 9:00 a.m. UCT or 4:00 p.m. UCT, the [Read More]

No Human Entry Needed in Sky-Futures’ Latest UAV Tank Inspection

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 10, 2016

Along with its technology partner Flyability, Sky-Futures has completed a trial inspection of a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) cargo tank via unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The Flyability drone was able to fly down into BW Offshore’s Athena FPSO [Read More]

Sky-Futures, Dutch University Collaborate on Drone Tech for Oil & Gas Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 22, 2016

Sky-Futures, a drone inspections provider for the oil and gas industry, is funding a Dutch university’s project to develop technology that will allow unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to more accurately measure defects on structures. TU Delft University of Technology – [Read More]

Sky-Futures, Flyability Carrying out Internal Tank Inspections with Caged Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 07, 2016

Sky-Futures, a provider of drone-based data collection and analysis services for the oil and gas industry, has announced a partnership with Flyability, a commercial drone manufacturer that develops caged, collision-tolerant systems. The agreement designates Sky-Futures as a preferred partner to [Read More]

Sky-Futures Forms New Partnership for Offshore, Marine Drone Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 24, 2016

Sky-Futures, a provider of drone inspection services for the oil and gas industry, is collaborating with Offshore Technology Development (OTD) – a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (O&M), a rig design and construction company – to offer inspections via [Read More]