Future Flight Café: Transforming off-shore wind farm inspection using drone swarms

Join this webinar to hear from the consortia behind the ‘Dr-SUIT’ project. The team is developing an integrated communication system to enable single pilot, multiple drone inspection of off-shore wind farms. A novel battery and recharging system, including a novel, ‘swarm-aware’ battery health management system, will transform asset management. Heading towards live trials before the end of Phase II, the team is keen to engage with a range of experts including Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) operators, drone service providers with OWF expertise/focus, wind turbine/blade manufacturers and IoT specialists.

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09.30 - 10.15



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Phase 3 of the Future Flight Challenge competition is now open providing organisations the opportunity to bid for funding. To help you prepare and form new partnerships, KTN’s Future Flight Café series of short, online webinars can help. Each spotlight one previously funded project followed by a discussion and question session.

Who should watch?

The Future Flight Challenge needs diverse technologies, services and infrastructure to deliver an advanced aviation system. These webinars are ideal for those with expertise in sectors including data, digital, design, business models, automation, alternative fuels, air traffic management or social science. They’re also a must-watch for Local Authorities, end-users (e.g. NHS, Network Rail, asset owners) and partners (e.g. airports, infrastructure and asset owners), all key enablers to the success of the programme.

Why watch?

The Future Flight Café online series provides a forum to discuss ideas and create new opportunities. If you are working on a Future Flight Challenge project, want to get involved or even start your own project, take a look at the series.

By the end of each webinar you will have learnt more about the competition, one of the ongoing Future Flight Challenge projects and could have found a new connection to start your own Future Flight journey.

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