Video: BP Alaska Trials Aeryon Scout UAV for Visual Inspection of Pipelines

By Caroline Rees / 14 Dec 2012
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Aeryon Scout in FlightIn Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, BP conducted pilot testing of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle  technology to enhance pipeline inspection and safety.

Equipped with high-resolution cameras, the Aeryon Scout VTOL UAV provides visual inspections of equipment, helping crews assess and respond to maintenance needs. The small rotor-wing aircraft is flown from a hand-held tablet computer.

BP Alaska conducted the trials in cooperation with the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) in Fall 2012.

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