Murphy Surveys / MurphyUAV: “Efficiency of fixed wing”

15. April 2016

The UAS drone Topcon Falcon 8, powered by Ascending Technologies, has landed at Murphy Surveys / MurphyUAV. The highly experienced global consulting surveyors have already worked with fixed wing UAS for years. Yet the VTOL’s efficiency turned out to be more flexible and profitable in many surveying areas. The UAV key to emerging markets MurphyUAV, a division of Murphy Surveys, [...]

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Topcon @bauma: Digital Construction 4.0

13. April 2016

“Digital Construction 4.0 – the next generation in construction” – this is motto under which Topcon is presenting itself as one of the prime providers offering visions and infrastructure construction solutions at the bauma 2016 in Munich. Industry has evolved and moved from one generation to next with improvements in processes, practices, capabilities and value. Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial [...]

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World premiere: Volocopter is flying manned!

7. April 2016

A step forward in urban mobility! The premiere of manned flights with the world’s first certified Multicopter, e-volo’s Volocopter VC200, marks a step forward in urban mobility. The Volocopter is a personal aerial vehicle designed to be so easy and safe to fly that anyone can command it. Due to its electric propulsion, it has no tailpipe emissions and is [...]

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Cyberhawk: Zero GPS At Internal Power Station Boiler Inspection

5. April 2016

Cyberhawk Innovations, the world leader in aerial inspection operation and survey using Remotely Operated Aerial Vehicles (ROAVs), has completed its first ever commercial internal steam boiler inspection, for one of the world’s leading power companies in Bulgaria. For experts only: GPS-less UAS indoor inspection flight! The project which follows on from Cyberhawk’s world first internal tank inspection using ROAVs last [...]

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Sky-Futures support development of guidance for UAS inspection

31. March 2016

Raising UAS inspection to the next level, Sky-Futures Support Development of Lloyd’s Register, for a Safe and Effective UAS Application Guide. Sky-Futures worked with Maersk Drilling and Keppel on Lloyd’s Register’s investigation into the safe and effective application of offshore rig UAS inspections. Sky-Futures was used as the industry standard service provider. The inspections that were made pointed to where [...]

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The Volocopter receives a certificate of airworthiness

25. March 2016

Since 2013, the German Ultralight Flight Association has been testing the Volocopter on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. In February, the Association granted Karlsruher e-volo GmbH a provisional certificate for its VC200 as an ultralight aircraft (certificate number (VVZ) (D-MYVC). Ultralight prototype certificate for VTOL Volocopter e-volo aims to have its Volocopter certified as an [...]

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£2 Million Funding for Drone-Captured Data Specialist Cyberhawk

23. March 2016

Cyberhawk, the world leader in UAS / UAV / drone inspection and survey, and a pioneer in the conversion of drone-captured data into powerful asset information, is targeting expansion following agreement on a new £2 million funding package from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks’ Growth Finance team. The funding will enable Livingston-based Cyberhawk to accelerate growth, create jobs, develop its products [...]

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Craftsmen, IHM, Merkel & the drone

8. March 2016

Chancellor Merkel visits the booth from Ascending Technologies and the Bauhaus University Weimar at the IHM’s („The Leading Trade Fair for Craft Trades“) special show “Fokus.Handwerk 4.0”. At the IHM the German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel wanted to make sure of the progress and quality of digitization in the construction industry. During her visit she talked with Prof. Dr. Guido [...]

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Cyberhawk completes offshore ROAV inspection in North America

2. March 2016

Cyberhawk Innovations, the world leader in aerial inspection using Remotely Operated Aerial Vehicles (ROAV), also referred to as drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), has completed an offshore ROAV inspection in North America for one of the world’s largest oil and gas supermajors. Preferred method: ROAV inspection The multiple workscope project was completed over the course of two weeks in [...]

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