New Zealand-based Invert Robotics has already simplified aircraft inspections with its mobile climbing robots, which can traverse aircraft surfaces to provide visual inspections in a fraction of the time it takes a worker to perform the same task at-height. Now—in addition to adhering to upside down or wet aircraft surfaces—the suction-based robots can climb on rough, uneven surfaces.  The upgraded robots feature a new platform with enhanced suction, which enables the robots ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Aircraft Inspection Robots Receive an Upgrade".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.