delairuav2Airbus Aerial brings together aerospace technologies such as drones and satellites, combines them in a common software infrastructure, and applies industry-specific analytics to deliver tailored solutions to customers in utilities, agriculture, insurance and other markets. In this case, Airbus Aerial was able to image an entire portion of the State of Georgia by satellite, identify the need areas along the lines where maintenance issues could occur, then used BVLOS drone inspections to determine how to remedy the issue. The trial used a fixed-wing drone– the DT-18 from Aerial partner, Delair, to inspect vegetation encroachment on power lines. Read More