Small unmanned aircraft offer low-cost access to aerial imaging. For a few thousand dollars, customers can acquire a complete system able to conduct infrastructure inspections or security patrols more economically than human crews. But if the drone requires a full-time operator, the costs stack up rapidly, and it ceases to be such an attractive option.  Tel Aviv-based Airobotics has a different business model. Rather than buying a drone, customers have a 2-ton Airbase installed at ...

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