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Offshore oilrig inspections with Drones (Main Areas)
Drones demonstrating their value Offshore oilrig: 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 associated…
Long Range Drone
THE SECRETS TO BUILDING AN EXTRA LONG RANGE DRONE (QUADCOPTER). A recipe for a long range drone DIY enthusiasts.   When it comes to UAVs, Quadcopter or Fixed-Wings, the Holy Grail has always been: HOW LONG CAN YOUR DRONE FLY?   Only a few manufacturers have perfected the art of optimizing available technologies to achieve…
Drones in Oil and Gas industry – ( 6 Areas of Application)
 DRONES in Oil and Gas Industry: 6 areas to make a difference.   In the Oil and Gas industry, critical functions are: asset management and monitoring to assess production performance,  environmental and safety compliance,  overall integrity and other factors.  While the needs are straightforward, the complexities, risks and scale involved are immense: pipelines span thousands…
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…