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Paris Air Show: UAV inspection down under and beyond

15th June 2017 - 16:12 GMT | by Damian Kemp in Mesa


Boeing plans to offer its full-service UAV infrastructure inspection system internationally after more than a year of providing inspection for well heads, pipelines and processing facilities in Australia.

As well as demonstrating its use in open airspace and the viability of substantial cost savings. Insitu Pacific, a subsidiary of Boeing, began trials using ScanEagle UAVs to inspect Queensland Gas Company (QGC) infrastructure in 2014 and announced continued contracted service in May 2016.

Insitu provides a full service to QGC, a Shell subsidiary. Insitu flies and owns the platforms, carries out inspections, analyses data and provides actionable information as well as

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Damian Kemp


Damian Kemp

Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 25 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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