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Airbus embarks on inspection drone to reduce aircraft inspection times

Léo Barnier in Orlando
25/04/2018 | 343 words
Airbus embarks on inspection drone to reduce aircraft inspection times
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A concept which is already being tested by certain airlines, aircraft inspection by drone is really taking off. Airbus announced on 10th April during MRO Americas exhibition in Orlando that it was launching a new maintenance tool based on drone inspection. It should enable the time needed for these operations to be significantly reduced. It will be available from the last quarter of 2018 for MRO companies and airlines, subject to approval by the EASA.

Airbus's tool will initially be used to inspect its single-aisle aircraft, the A320 and (...)
 
 
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