Power engineering

High-quality data, detailed reports, cost and time-effectiveness – learn about the advantages of using drones for electric grids inspection.

Advantages of drones for power engineering
Safety
Safety
Fully autonomous flights, conducted within the safe distance from grids and terrain. Handling doesn’t require specialized flying skills.
Ecology
Ecology
Electric propulsion are environment-friendly, reducing the noise and excluding the air pollution.
Money-saving
Money-saving
Using drones for inspections is more cost-efficient in comparison to traditional methods and allow for optimizing the maintenance budget
Quality
Quality
High-quality and detail of processed data thanks to the use of precise optical sensors
Productivity
Productivity
Using efficient UAVs allows for acquiring over a dozen kilometres of inspected power lines a day
Services with the use of fixed wing UAV

Learn about services with the use of the lightweight fixed-wing UAV. Inspection UAV flights are conducted linearly, it is possible to inspect up to 15 km of power lines in one flight.

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Vegetation management reports
  • determining the orientation of electrical grids in the space based on photographs acquired (author’s algorithm)

Power lines stocktaking
  • The 3D power grid model - as a point cloud
Services with the use of multirotor

We are offering a portfolio of services dedicated to power engineering, using the high-technology multirotor. 

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Power engineering

 

Visual inspection
  • oblique images with the resolution of 2-3 mm (industrial camera up to 10 photographs/s)

 

Thermal inspections of infrastructure

Photographs with UV camera
Our products
Fixed-wing BIRDIE
Fixed-wing BIRDIE
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Lightweight construction, the platform adjusted to BVLOS flights. Equipped with GSM connectivity and transponders ADS-B. Flight time is 60 minutes and the estimated flight range – 70 km. Available with the full-frame optical sensor Sony RX1R II and precise positioning system.

Applications: 

  • power grids stocktaking
  • detecting causes of sudden accidents (e.g. downed tree)
  • tree trimming report (using own in-house algorithm)

 

Our products
Lidar Copter
Lidar Copter
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Multirotor integrated with laser scanner

  • flight time up to 25 minutes
  • flight range up to 8 km (possibility to inspect up to 4 km of power lines per flight)
  • equipped with GSM connectivity, ADS-B transponders and a parachute
  • available with laser scanner Riegl miniVUX1-UAV and precise positioning system PPK L1/L2
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Observations Copter
Observations Copter
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Multirotor with the flight time of 30 minutes and flight range of 10 km. Equipped with GSM connectivity and ADS-B transponders.

Available with following observations sensors:

  • Full-frame camera Sony RX1R II (42 Mpx)
  • 2 x industrial camera Global Shutter (12 Mpix, up to 20 fps)
  • Thermal camera Workswell WIRIS 2nd (640x512) with lens 35 mm
  • UV Camera JAI cm-140ge-uv (1392 x 1040)
Our products
 VTOL
VTOL
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UAV for special purposes. Wth the option of mounting different optical sensors. Allows for vertical takeoff and landing in demanding terrain and in narrow spaces. Dedicated to inspections of wide linear objects e.g. power lines, pipe lines, etc. Made for use in countries with liberal UAV use regulations.

  • Wingspan: 2920 mm
  • Length: 1910 mm
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 22 kg
  • Flight time: up to 2 h
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Interventional Copter
Interventional Copter
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Multirotor dedicated to interventional groups

  • Ready for a flight in several minutes
  • Easy-to-use, even for beginning UAV operators
  • Made for spot inspections (single pylon)
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