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
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. According to Tobias, if companies don’t innovate, “they will be overrun by those that are more…Details
Lightning strikes are an everyday occurrence on planet Earth: on average, lightning strikes occur 100 times every second throughout the whole world. Boeing 787s, for instance, are impacted up to 4 times by lightning strikes every year. However, due to the Boeing 787 lightning protection, most of the strikes do little-to-no-damage, and most of the time,…Details
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), better known as drones, hold a lot of commercial potential. In the aviation industry, in particular, drone solutions, whether manual or automated, are becoming increasingly sought-after in performing visual aircraft inspections, which – unlike inspections performed by personnel – are easier, faster and more cost-efficient. As beneficial as that may be…Details
Did you know that every commercial aircraft is struck by lightning more than once a year? According to ONERA, the French aerospace research center, an aircraft is struck by lightning every 1,000 flight hours. In most of the cases, lightning strikes are triggered by the aircraft itself. That is why lightning protection of aircraft is critical…Details
Mainblades Inspections is excited to announce it has joined the YES!Delft Incubator, the leading high tech incubator in europe. YES!Delft is the high tech entrepreneurs center where startups work hard to become tomorrow’s leading firms.
Mainblades Inspections has been featured in an summer of 2017 edition of Op De Bok, the magazine of the Dutch Airline Pilots Association (Vereniging Nederlandse Verkeersvliegers).
“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.
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. Paul possesses a solid knowledge of the aviation rules, mostly from…Details
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.