Passionate about drones his whole life, Tobias Wentzler has always played a key role in driving the industry forward. Now, he urges the aviation industry to embrace innovation to rise above the unprecedented crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Did you know that every commercial aircraft is struck by lightning more than once a year? An aircraft lightning strike inspection is often unexpected and, when it happens, it is a hair-raising problem for airlines: the inspection alone can keep the aircraft out of service up to 24 hours.
When EasyJet first conducted a trial drone inspection of an aircraft, it was paving the way for innovation in the aviation industry. In 2015, the British low-cost airline caught the attention of everyone by completing an inspection of its Airbus A320 using a drone.
Innovation, as a state of mind, has always propelled Paul Riemens’ career, first in aviation and now in the drone industry. He is a visionary leader whose ability to connect people and ideas influenced the success of the organizations he has been involved in.
We see the world through a different lens. One of the perks is the chance to meet other individuals with the kind of spirit Mainblades embodies. In the next few weeks, we will be catching up with inspiring leaders on their approach to innovation in the aviation industry. Let their insights be your guide!
Aviation is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Despite currently going through challenging times that will define its future direction, it has already been facing paradigm shifts on many levels.
“I am helping humans to achieve the most extraordinary things. It’s not only the intellectual challenge that drives me but also the fascination for the technological advancement”, says Julian.
Daniel’s ambition has led him to many successful endeavors, especially in his academic path.
Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly becoming part of the aviation industry, making underlying algorithms and technologies ever smarter and more robust. Still, AI would not be developing at the same pace if it weren’t for the people behind it.
As any other industry that relies heavily on the latest, most efficient and secure technology, aviation, too, is looking to innovate on a constant pace. Big and small companies alike are working on technologies and solutions that pushes one step forward. Mainblades is one of those companies. Our team recently attended this year’s edition of…Details