Drones Used To Inspect Electrical Lines and Towers

Surveying and maintenance of high-voltage, high-altitude power lines and electrical towers is risky for humans. Drones could quite easily do the same job when operated by a trained technician. Current regulations about drones however have prevented such applications, due to security concerns. These remote-controlled or RC drone planes make the jobs of linemen safer, easier and quicker by letting them find out what exactly is wrong without having to climb up ladders. Recently, mini-helicopters were … Read more