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Offshore oilrig inspections with Drones (Main Areas)
OFFSHORE OILRIG PLATFORM INSPECTIONS  Drones demonstrating their value With the advancement in drones and related technologies, drones are increasingly finding their way into various capital-intensive sectors such as Oil and Gas, both Onshore and Offshore. Increasingly, the world’s largest oil producers are using drones to supplement the work of their technicians. Given the complications and high costs…
Drones in car chases (anatomy of a pursuit in an urban setting)
A discussion about the tactical advantages provided by an airborne drones in car chases compared to landbased operators whether on foot or in a vehicle. THE ANATOMY OF A DRONE-ENABLED VEHICLE PURSUIT IN AN URBAN SETTING Increasing urbanization brings various elements of society closer together a trend further exacerbated by contention for resources. Car chases,…
PIPELINE MONITORING with Drones (when to use which payloads)
DRONES in PIPELINE MONITORING Airborne Drones discusses how to implement drones in pipeline monitoring     INTRODUCTION Oil pipelines are vast infrastructures often in difficult terrains such as marshlands, hot desserts or frozen areas, or even areas of conflict. The length of main pipelines in Russia exceeds 280 thousand kilometres while in America it exceeds…
Drones in Search and Rescue (key advantages when time is critical)
Drones in Search and Rescue.  While drones are rapidly demonstrating its value across many industries, its application is particularly dramatic with drones in Search and Rescue operations where the extra range and reach of drones make it is presence felt like nowhere else. Unlike most other applications which are fairly routinized and predictable, SAR operations…
State of the Drone Market 2018 (end of the hype curve?)
THE STATE OF THE DRONE MARKET AT THE END OF 2018. Airborne Drones discusses the current state of the drone market and makes some predictions. It is fashionable at the end of a year to review the developments of the past year. Airborne Drones offers its own overview.   The biggest stories of the 2018….
METHANE GAS DETECTION (sensor comparison)
Methane Gas Detection Sensors   ELECTROCHEMICAL OR CATALYTIC TYPE SENSORS Compared with above what are the advantages of  Methane Gas Detection with Laser Sensors? Zero Poisoning, No Aging and No Cross-sensitivity: Electrochemical detectors are always in direct contact with the gas. They are prone to aging as the measurement principle is based on a chemical…