Mainblades in 2021

Mainblades in 2021: a year full of milestones

Despite many turbulences in the aviation industry, Mainblades can look back on a year full of achievements and key milestones. We signed two partnership contracts, gave demonstrations across two continents, flew over 200 automated inspections, participated in several international conferences and managed to secure approval for outdoor flights at active airports in Europe.

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Dutch Civil Aviation Authority ILT Approves Mainblades to perform Outdoor Aircraft Drone Inspections on Airports

Safety is one of the top priorities in aviation. That also includes the operation of drones. However, being, and more specifically staying compliant is an underestimated part of drone operations. Mainblades recently achieved a major milestone on this topic: the companies’ application to perform outdoor aircraft drone inspections at airports has been approved by the…

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Mainblades joins SLUSH 2021 event in Helsinki

Are you attending Slush 2021? The world’s leading startup event returns to Helsinki in person on December 1–2. Slush is a student-driven, not-for-profit movement on a mission to help founders change the world. Since the event got going in Helsinki in 2008, it has thrown events in every corner of the globe and built digital initiatives…

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PowerBlades – Mainblades partners with DDC to develop automated drone inspections of electricity pylons

Most people don’t think about it when they switch on their light in the morning, but the electrons that light up the lamp on their bedside table have already traveled hundreds of kilometers through high-voltage lines via countless electricity pylons. Crucial infrastructure, which must be inspected regularly and thoroughly. Currently, a time and cost consuming…

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Mainblades present at MRO Europe 2021

Mainblades will be exhibiting at this years’ MRO Europe 2021 event. With Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) forecasting the European MRO market will be the largest in the world in the next 10 years and global vaccination roll outs ramping up; excitement continues to build up for a return of in-person events. As such, the MRO Europe…