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Avion Unmanned Helps Local Utility Get UAS Program Off the Ground

With the help of Avion Unmanned, Huntsville Utilities in Alabama will soon be able to employ unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in their daily operations.Avion...
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ULC’s Fixed-Wing, VTOL Drone Designed for Utility Inspections

Last week, ULC Robotics Inc. says its new aerial services division successfully tested its newly developed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), a fixed-wing, vertical takeoff...

Texas Utility Bringing in UAVs to Inspect Five-Plus Miles of Power Lines

New Braunfels Utilities (NBU), a community-owned, nonprofit utility in New Braunfels, Texas, is bringing in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to perform inspections on three-phase...

Delair-Tech Demos UAVs for Washington Utility

Using LiDAR and photogrammetry sensors, Delair-Tech recently teamed up for a pilot project with a Washington state utility to demonstrate the value of unmanned...

Major California Utility Urges Safe Drone Flying in Light of Recent Incident

San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E), which delivers energy to nearly 16 million people in northern and central California, is urging its...

3G-Guided UAV Flies Beyond Line of Sight for 30 Miles

French company Delair-Tech recently flew an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) of the operator for a total of...

One Month, 1,500 Turbine Blades: SkySpecs Touts Drone Inspections Milestone

SkySpecs, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based provider of wind turbine inspections using drones, is touting a new company record for the number of turbine inspections...
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Simulyze Lays out Seven Reasons Utilities Should Adopt UAS

Reston, Va.-based Simulyze Inc. has outlined seven reasons the utilities industry should adopt unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).According to the company, its infographic on the...

E&P Company Sees Major Time and Cost Reductions with Cyberhawk UAVs

Citing a major exploration and production (E&P) company - a sector within the oil and gas industry - Cyberhawk Innovations says its unmanned aerial...
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With U.S. Sen. on Hand, Utility Tests out BVLOS Drones

Yesterday, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner joined Ligado Networks, the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), Dominion Virginia Power and AeroVironment to test out...

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