Kansas State Polytechnic offers night flight, UAS data imaging training in June

Kansas State Polytechnic offers night flight, UAS data imaging training in June

uastraining kstate Pilots of unmanned aircraft systems, also known as drones, can participate in essential training with industry experts this summer. Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus, Salina , is offering several training options in June for UAS pilots to expand skills and certifications, including a course in night operations. “The courses offered this summer further our objective of introducing UAS technology to the commercial market,” said Kurt Carraway, executive director […]

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Industrial Skyworks are drones intrinsically safe?

Industrial Skyworks are drones intrinsically safe?

Drones intrinsicly safe Regular inspection and preventative maintenance of oil, gas and other energy or petrochemical -related infrastructure such as gas tanks, pipelines and smoke stacks; is necessary to minimize corporate liability, ensure safety of staff and the public, protect the environment, and maximize profits. However, managing these infrastructures incurs both cost and risk. Why utilize UAV inspection? Inspecting any type of structure requires the expertise of skilled inspection personnel. […]

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Drones Technology Takes On Reforestation

Drones Technology Takes On Reforestation

Drones Technology Takes On Reforestation One company is using drones to help plant trees. We recently ran across a few article discussing how one company is using drones to solve a growing problem. DroneSeed is a Seattle-based company that works with commercial foresters to make reforestation scalable. They published a video that illustrates a growing problem, in this case, deforestation, and how they plan to use drones to solve the […]

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2017 International Drone Photography Contest

2017 International Drone Photography Contest

Dear Dronists, For the fourth year in a row, we are very pleased to announce the opening of the 2017 International Drone Photography Contest supported by National Geographic. Previous editions shown to the whole world how the drones could capture beautiful images and provide a very unique perspective. We all look forward to see how drone photography has evolved. It’s time to prove that we are in the beginning of […]

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Deme Partners with Airobot to build their drone operations

Deme Partners with Airobot to build their drone operations

DEME, a leading premier Belgian dredging, hydraulic engineering and environmental solutions group, provides solutions for global challenges – overpopulation in coastal areas, increasing seaborne trade, and the rising global demand for energy and strategic resources – worldwide, daily. “We are considering drones to improve the safety of our crews on our construction sites.” Says Lorentz Lievens, head of the survey department. ‘To create digital terrain models, our land surveyors must […]

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