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What’s all the buzz about? Utility finds drones better way to access hard-to-reach places

Question: What looks like a bird, flies like a helicopter and sounds like a swarm of bees? Answer: A drone! Drones, officially called Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), are rapidly gaining popularity and being used in dozens of applications. They come … Continue reading

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Spokane, Washington Will Use Drones to Inspect Infrastructure and Monitor Construction

The Spokane Public Works Department has decided to implement unmanned aerial vehicles into local infrastructure monitoring, construction projects, and environmental analysis. According to local outlet KREM 2 News, legislators have already signed off on these plans with officials stating that … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Bird or a Plane. It’s a 17-Foot Drone, and It’s Here to Save Your Cellphone Service.

Law enforcement and emergency responders have been using drones to give them an eye in the sky for years. But the unmanned aerial vehicles may soon provide ears as well. Two of the country’s largest mobile phone companies are exploring … Continue reading

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Drone Inspections: HRSG Maintenance from a Bird’s Eye View

Battery powered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones are finding applications in an increasing number of commercial industries and the power industry is no exception. Originally more commonly associated with military and recreational applications, drones have expanded their resume to … Continue reading

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