How to choose the right drone to inspect your wind turbines

By Michelle Froese By Mike Kahn, Chief Marketing Officer AEE Aviation Technology, Inc.
Drone inspections of turbine towers and blades can save a wind-farm owner time, cost, and safety risks over rope-based inspections. However, it is important to choose a drone (or UAS inspection service) wisely. High-definition images are key to accurate turbine blade inspections, but first ensure safety measures are followed during flight.
As of the end of 2017, nearly 345,000 wind turbines were operational in the world. What this means is more than 1,035,000 turbine blades are subject to wear, requiring regular inspections and care throughout their lifespan. Advanced drones, or unmanned

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