corendon aircraft inspections with a drone

Successful aircraft inspection demo with Corendon

Mainblades is currently on the brink of introducing its revolutionary aircraft inspection technology, using fully automated drones to the aviation sector and its maintenance, repair & overhaul (MRO) industry. That is why we are happy that our drone was spotted recently in hangar 32 at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol! We were very excited to show how…

Lightning protection of aircraft reduces the threat in case of an occurrence.

New trends in lightning protection of aircraft

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…

Aircraft lightning protection reduces the threat in case of an occurrence.

How does aircraft lightning protection work?

Lightning strikes are an everyday occurrence on planet Earth: on average, lightning strikes occur 100 times every second throughout the whole world. Even though approximately 80% of those strikes are intra-cloud or cloud-to-cloud, i.e. lightning within the same cloud or between different clouds, they can still pose a risk to airborne objects, such as aircraft.…