Consultancy Services Unmanned Technologies

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    ENERGY
    Pipelines OffShore Flare Stack OnShore Inspections

    Conducting the inspection while the asset was active and transmitting a live transmission to the ground allows our customers to adjust valve and discharge pressures to properly analyze their assets under normal operating conditions. By conducting an inspection of live assets, we eliminated the requirement for a shutdown. Typically, 2 shutdowns are required. One for the analysis of the existing structure, the other for the refurbishment/ replacement required as a result of the existing structure. Our flights permited that there was no need for a shutdown to repair or refurbish anything on the assets in question with the potential knowledge gained from a UAV inspection, our costumers they would be able to eliminate the repair shutdown time by at least 50%. The UAV data would provide actionable insight into the types of materials required for repair, personnel and time requirements to improve operational efficiency. Our unmanned inspections of your oil and gas sites deliver a safer, cost-effective, and quick turnaround of data. Our drones are equipped with devices which enable making extremely precise aerial measurement . It is a key feature in pipelines inspection where the combination of thermal camera and UltraHD 4K camera images can provide you with the comprehensive and complete mapping of the inspected object’s technical condition. We have a live coverage which allows for the immediate detection of all malfunctions and, as a result, reduces costs.
    • UltraHD 4K video image quality with live video feed,,
    • Highest quality FLIR brand thermal camera images,
    • Recording the video material from the conducted inspection for further analysis,
    • Option of supporting the pipelines’ inspection from the level of the underwater ROVs,
    • Image analysis conducted by a trained team of engineers,

    Power line/cable inspections
    It is necessary for power companies to watch over its power lines to ensure their safe and economical work. Power lines malfunction may be cost generating and could tarnish the company’s image.
    Traditional forms of power line inspection using helicopters is expensive and inaccurate. Due to many limitations, a helicopter cannot conduct a precise object testing. Drones have unlimited mobility and are able to perform measurement at various angles from close-up which is a vital point in terms of thermal testing. Our thermal camera, Oktokopter, is able to detect, amongst others, corrosion, consumption and breakage of electrical wires as well as it can identify vegetation growing too close to industrial lines.
    Time and safety are the key features here which make drones very attractive in terms of reducing costs and accuracy of conducting work. Using our drones allows for faster defects’ detection and a well- functioning high voltage power line reduces operating costs and improves safety.
    • High voltage power lines and poles inspection throughout Europe,
    • UltraHD 4K video image quality with live video feed,,
    • Highest quality FLIR brand thermal camera images,
    • Recording the video material from the conducted inspection for further analysis,
    • Image analysis conducted by a trained team of engineers,
    • Full professional pilots’ team trained in the area of safety on location,
    • In case of emergency, thanks to our fleet of planes and helicopters we are able to get to any location in Europe within a few hours.
    Solar panels inspections (photovoltaic systems)
    Photovoltaic panels are highly sensitive to external agents and must be regularly inspected and diagnosed in order to efficiently generate electricity. Thermography is the ideal method for inspecting and diagnosing photovoltaic panels. It helps to determine the temperature decomposition and allows for detection of overheated areas in individual cells or all of the module cells. The hot spots results from shading as well as transport or production defects. Standard ground handling inspection cannot provide us with the image of the entire tested object but only its fragments. Drones’ flights can be programmed according to our needs. Additionally, using the thermal imaging cameras integrated with a GPS system, we are able to acquire an accurate map of the area together with spacial temperature distribution are equipped with devices which enable making extremely precise aerial measurement . It is a key feature in photovoltaic panels inspection where the combination of thermal camera and UltraHD 4K camera images can provide you with the comprehensive and complete mapping of the inspected object’s technical condition.
    • Thermographic inspection of the solar power stations throughout Europe,
    • UltraHD 4K video image quality with live video feed,,
    • Highest quality FLIR brand thermal camera images,
    • Mapping of the area with spacial temperature distribution,
    • Recording the video material from the conducted inspection for further analysis,
    • Image analysis conducted by a trained team of engineers,
    • In case of emergency, thanks to our fleet of planes and helicopters we are able to get to any location in Europe within a few hours.
    WIND TURBINE INSPECTIONS
    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) for wind turbine inspection services are popular due to safety benefits and the cost-sensitive approach they deliver. The Sky Guys are equipped to inspect wind turbines live and provide immediate high definition imagery and video footage to identify problems. Avoid costly downtime for fault finding and improve upon existing maintenance by booking your wind turbine inspection today. By conducting an inspection of live assets, we eliminated the requirement for a shutdown. Typically, each WTG is required to be shutdown to enable a human inspection on the exterior of the WTG itself, which is both time-consuming and dangerous. In this case, the engineering firm decided to use drones to eliminate the need for a shutdown, however they underestimated the time it would take for them to utilize the drone effectively. Their upfront cost for the drone / insurance / training was not included in the cost analysis. Below are a series of images we captured for our client. They represent the type of technical inspection data that was outlined in the engagement contract.
    • Average 15-minute inspection time for tower and blades for 2.5MW wind turbine.
    • Geotagged images in digital and thermal, live streamed and hosted on our cloud platform allows for real-time analysis.
    • Height restrictions for manned inspections are no longer an issue as the UAV can assess at close range.
    • Frequent and Pre-Maintenance inspection is preventative and reduces future cost.
    • Effective Wind Turbine Maintenance.
    Our consultancy service in unmanned underwater, aerieal, ground and underground technologies provides our customers

    80% CHEAPER: Average cost savings, not including potential lost revenue from downtime
    75% FASTER: Than traditional methods requiring scaffolding, rope access and shutdowns
    100% SAFER: Eliminate human risk by sending drones into confined spaces, dangerous or hard-to-reach areas
    50% BETTER: Average reduced shutdown time from UAV analysis, getting more accurate data more frequently


    81% TIME SAVINGS 71% COST SAVINGS



    Urban Environmental

    UAV environmental inspections that fulfill many inspection requirements, such as those for penstock and pipeline inspections. Unmanned Aerial inspections have several advantages over traditional inspection utilizing a team of individuals:
    1. Urban Remote, Industrial or Impassable areas
    Unmanned Systems are to easily access remote or hard-to-reach areas allowing for Real-time visual inspections coupled with video recording to meet regulatory requirements.
    2. Higher Safety With UAV Environmental Inspections
    Assets often times span over areas where terrain is unstable, verticle, or simply dangerous for foot travel, water or underground surfaces Additionally, field inspections leave your employees vulnerable to extreme temperature changes, altitude sickness, heat stroke or frost bite. The UAV can access these areas without risk of injury or issue, leaving your workers uninjured, invigorated and ready for the next day’s work!
    3. Cost Effectiveness
    Teams of officials, employees and contractors are often required to conduct field inpections for days or weeks at a time. Unmanned aerial inspections are more timely, more efficient and more safe than pounding the ground or climbing mountain faces. Factoring in planning & scheduling, safety meetings, mileage, recovered man-hours, potential down time due to injury, potential worker’s compensation savings, and the intangible consideration of keeping your employees injury-free, our system becomes quite cost-effective.
    4. Meet Regulatory Requirements- Exceed expectations!
    Fines for noncompliance of regulatory policy can range from $3,000.00/ day and soar into the millions of dollars per incident for gross negligence. UAV technology provides an efficient manner to meet a company’s inspection schedule and remain in compliance with the license, permit, or operating procedures that are required by law. UAV Environmental Inspections can provide video and images for reports, archival purposes, and documentation requirements as well as time-lapse presentations where engineers and project managers can measure changes in spalling, coating deterioration, sea pollution, underground surveys or foundation condition over multiple years. UAV Environmental Inspections are accepted by most regulatory agencies as historical documentation and proof of inspection.
    Our consultancy service in unmanned underwater, aerieal, ground and underground technologies provides our customers
    • Hydrological analysis
    • Baseline establishment for rehabilitation modelling
    • Coastal and Bank erosion
    • Underground transportation systems
    • Rainwater drainage, sewer and sewage systems
    • Water, gas and electricity supply systems
    • Contamination control of ships and fluvial traffic
    • Pollution control ports, highways, airports and railways
    • Contol of erosion and pollution of urban waterways
    • Storm and Flood damage assessment
    • Flood defense planning
    • Growth/coverage monitoring
    • Fire detection and tracking
    • Illegal dumping, developments and waste facilities
    • Compliance monitoring and forensic data
    • Trespassing into protected areas


    Protection and Surveillance

    Traditional observational surveillance methods are typically limited by the stationary nature of the camera, which is usually handled manually or fixed upon a tripod or other structure. Aerial surveillance can be performed using a helicopter; whilst this achieves the desired result, it is also very costly.
    Unmanned aircraft systems provide the ideal solution to the problems and limitations faced by other surveillance methods. Drone surveillance presents an easier, faster, and cheaper method of data collection, and a number of other key advantages. Drone planes can enter narrow and confined spaces, produce minimal noise, and can be equipped with night vision cameras and thermal sensors, allowing them to provide imagery that the human eye is unable to detect.
    UAVs can quickly cover large and difficult-to-reach areas, reducing staff numbers and costs, and do not require much space for their operators.
    Drones offer several advantages over traditional methods of traffic monitoring: they use waypoint navigation which allows them to be programmed to fly along specific routes repetitively; they can also be deployed to fly over specific roads and in specific situations. Unmanned aircraft are also significantly cheaper than helicopters, meaning they can be deployed more often, thus increasing the overall performance of the traffic monitoring operations.
    Our consultancy service in unmanned underwater, aerieal, ground and underground technologies provides our customers

    • Traffic surveillance
    • Surveillance of illegal activities
    • Monitoring of flooding
    • Monitoring of critical infrastructure
    • Surveillance of maritime traffic
    • Monitoring of tsunami
    • Border surveillance
    • Perimeter surveillance
    • Police-related activities
    • Search for missing persons
    • Surveillance of large events, festivals, concerts, and sports
    • Surveillance of sporting facilities
    • Photography for preserving evidence
    • Countering illegal drug operations
    • Criminal prosecutions in cities
    • Anti-terror operations
    • Surveillance of hostile demonstrations
    • Deployment against human trafficking – monitoring & surveillance
    • Anti-piracy operations
    • Surveillance of illegal immigrants

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