Alaska Group Uses Drone For Pipeline Inspection

Credit: University of Alaska UAS IPP depiction of BVLOS pipeline inspection mission.
A research partnership led by the University of Alaska at Fairbanks has announced approval from the FAA to fly drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) of an operator following a successful pipeline inspection. Using a Skyfront multi-rotor drone, the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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