Volatus Aerospace Partners with Flyscan Systems to Automate the Next Generation of Aerial Pipeline Surveillance for Its Oil and Gas Clients
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Sep 18, 2023, 7:45 AM ET
TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / September 18, 2023 / Volatus Aerospace Corp. (TSXV:VOL)(OTCQB:VLTTF) ("Volatus" or "the Company")and Flyscan Systems., today announced that they have entered into a services agreement through the Company's subsidiary Synergy Aviation Ltd., and Flyscan Systems Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Synergy Aviation will install a Flyscan sensor pod on one of its aircraft as an important first step towards the full automation of airborne inspection services of critical pipeline infrastructure and right of ways.
Flyscan's state of the art hyperspectral sensor pod and software enables automated airborne gas leak detection, including small liquid leaks, airborne photo documentation, right-of-way threat detection, terrain management, geo-hazard change detection and vegetation management. Their software platform enables Volatus to detect quickly and accurately what may not be visible to the human eye and other technologies, catching threats to our environment such as leaks and erosion. The addition of Flyscan's capabilities enhances the Company's current abilities, providing more actionable and accurate data to clients than ever before.
"With this partnership, Volatus will be advancing toward the next generation of autonomous pipeline surveillance-making the unseen, seen," said Ben Ruszkowski, COO of Synergy Aviation, A Volatus Aerospace Company. "The challenges we face today, such as safety and environmental concerns, can be solved with the introduction of Automated remote sensing, machine learning / AI enhanced capabilities, which we are uniquely qualified to offer with our partner Flyscan."
Volatus Aerospace, through its subsidiaries Synergy Aviation and Canadian Air National, has been conducting specialized aerial inspections and surveillance patrol flights throughout Canada since 2013 and recently announced an expansion into the US pipeline market. Through a fleet of piloted aircraft and helicopters, and remotely piloted aircraft systems (drones), the Company is striving to disrupt the market by utilizing state of the art sensors and AI for to automating detection. The long-term goal for Volatus will be to and ultimately install these sensors on medium altitude, long endurance drones to fully automate airborne ROW integrity management programs.
About Volatus Aerospace:
Volatus Aerospace Corp. is a leading provider of integrated drone solutions throughout North America and growing into Latin America and globally. Volatus serves civil, public safety, and defense markets with imaging and inspection, security and surveillance, equipment sales and support, training, as well as R&D, design, and manufacturing. Through our subsidiary, Volatus Aviation, we are introducing green and innovative drone solutions to supplement and replace traditional aircraft and helicopters for long-linear inspections such as pipeline, energy, rail, and cargo services. Volatus is committed to carbon neutrality; the fostering of a safe, equitable and inclusive workplace; and responsible governance.
Flyscan Systems Inc. is a market leader in airborne remote sensing and visual inspection automation. Its mission is to help energy companies and operators of linear critical infrastructure to better protect their assets, the public and the environment with a positive financial return. Headquartered in Quebec City, Canada, Flyscan serves the US market through its subsidiary Flyscan Systems Corporation.
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