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Unmanned Microplanes Offered For Surveys
2013-08-14 12:40:14

ESA [ Watch The Video - Surveying Made Easy By Microplanes ] Smart and quick land surveys by unmanned microplanes are now offered by the German company MAVinci, an alumnus of ESA Business Incubation Centre Darmstadt. Guided completely by satnav and following predefined routes, the company’s automatic micro air-vehicles (UAVs), with their 1.6 m wingspan and less than 3 kg take-off weight, take precise aerial photos that used to require conventional piloted aircraft. “Our UAVs...

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2010-09-01 12:50:00

An unmanned aircraft system guided by satnav has been developed within ESA's Business Incubation Centre to provide rapid monitoring of land areas and disaster zones. The planes have already helped Spanish farmers in Andalusia to fight land erosion. The German start-up company MAVinci has developed the new system that uses autonomous micro-air vehicles (MAVs) with a wingspan of less than two meters, to inspect land areas. "At the moment, the remote-sensing market uses mainly manned...


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