Cyberhawk + Unmanned Experts UMEX for CII

1. September 2015

Collaboration with UK firm brings drone utility infrastructure inspection to the USA: Colorado based Unmanned Experts (UMEX), a leading consultancy and training company in the United States Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) market has joined forces with the UK head-quartered Cyberhawk Innovations, the world’s leader in UAS aerial surveys, to deliver market-leading critical infrastructure inspections (CII) throughout the USA. The partnership [...]

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AAIR: The Drone Generation

25. August 2015

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few years, you have no doubt figured out that we are in the midst of a “drone revolution.” It seems these days, everywhere you turn, the technology for unmanned aerial vehicles or systems (UAV or UAS) is pushing its way into the mainstream of our society. Amazon, Google and [...]

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Topcon announces partnership with Ascending Technologies for UAS worldwide distribution

31. July 2015

Krailling, Munich, Germany – Topcon Positioning Group announces a worldwide distribution partnership with Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) provider Ascending Technologies. The agreement gives Topcon exclusivity for the global distribution of the AscTec®Falcon 8 rotary-wing model, the GeoEXPERT and the InspectionPRO sensing and feature packages. “We are excited to add the brand new Topcon Falcon 8, powered by Ascending Technologies, to [...]

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Sky-Futures: New Rapid Response UAV Service

27. July 2015

Sky-Futures launch new Rapid Response UAV Service and Safety Overwatch Drone Service to inspect and monitor offshore installations in the North Sea. Sky-Futures, the leading UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) inspection specialists for the Oil and Gas industry have expanded their services by launching a new Rapid Response UAV Service and Safety Overwatch Service to inspect and monitor offshore installations for [...]

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Advanced Drone Inspection & Surveying

20. July 2015

Onshore and offshore energy park operators profit from advanced aerial sensing technology. Call it multicopters, drones, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) or remotely operated aerial vehicles (ROAV) – those flying platforms offer great advantages like lower costs and safety improvement. Drone inspection – the much smarter solution Challenging industrial inspection projects like planning [...]

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Sky-Futures: First American RPAS Pilot Team

7. July 2015

Sky-Futures Approve First Batch of American RPAS Pilots and Inspection Engineers at UK Training Centre. UAV- / Drone-driven oil & gas inspections in the USA Sky-Futures, the global leader in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Oil and Gas inspections has this week approved three new Remote Pilots, including the first two Sky-Futures USA Remote Pilots. Qualifications have also been awarded to [...]

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UAV inspection & survey of Germany’s highest dam

26. June 2015

Reservoirs and dams today are part of a complex water industry systems. Thorough maintenance and complex servicing operations are highly safety critical. Reservoirs’ providers maintain, preserve and manage reservoires and dams according to the directives of the Federal Water Act. However material and plant inspections are still quite expensive. We successfully tested latest UAV technology to support that work quite [...]

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Cyberhawk passes 10,000 commercial UAV flights!

22. June 2015

On Tuesday 9th June Cyberhawk completed its 10,000th commercial flight with remotely piloted aircraft systems (ROAV). Chief Pilot, Mark Sickling, and Survey Manager, Stuart Thomas, completed this milestone in the East of England, supporting a project for a proposed high efficiency power station for a major utility company. A quarter of time with AscTec Trinity The survey was completed using [...]

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Sky-Futures attracts Europe’s largest ever UAV / drone investment

12. May 2015

MMC Ventures invests £2.5m in Series A! Sky-Futures, our customer and leading provider of UAV- / drone-based inspection services for the oil and gas industry, has raised £2.5m from award-winning venture capital fund, MMC Ventures. The Series A investment – the largest ever into drone technology in Europe – comes after a year of significant expansion for the business, growing by 700% in FY2014. This [...]

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Hannover Messe 2015 – New UAV technology for industries

17. April 2015

New UAV technology for industries and technological advance has been underrepresented at this year’s Hannover Messe. However one could meet a well-known UAV with a new feature in the research area: AscTec Falcon 8 featuring AscTec Trinity. Past week the internationally leading Hannover Messe attracted numerous visitors from all around the world. Major topics have been Industrial Automation & IT, [...]

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