Mainblades achieved a major milestone. For the first time in Europe, a fully automated outdoor airport drone inspection was performed.
The return to service of aircraft is a hot topic. As the aviation world has been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic an unprecedented number of aircraft have been grounded. Travel restrictions have caused a huge decline in flying, with many planes put in extended storage. This situation causes severe pressure on air operators, as well as on their service providers. Thanks to a gradual lifting of travel restrictions however, passenger flights are now starting to resume again. This requires first of all, to restore an airworthy condition as many aircraft have been stored for weeks or months.