Drones In Trials To Inspect Aircraft Exteriors

Air New Zealand and ST Engineering are conducting trials using drones to inspect aircraft exteriors during scheduled heavy maintenance checks. This technique has been used “on a number of aircraft” at ST Engineering’s Singapore facilities, Air New Zealand said. The trials are based on the DroScan...
Adrian Schofield

Adrian is a senior air transport editor for Aviation Week, based in New Zealand. He covers commercial aviation in the Asia-Pacific region.

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