Irish-led drone firm achieves major milestone in Britain
John McKenna’s Sees.ai is given permission by the Civil Aviation Authority to remotely inspect live electricity lines
Sees.ai, an Irish-led, Boeing-backed tech firm, has become the first company in Britain to secure permission to fly drones remotely to inspect live overhead high voltage power lines.
The granting of permission by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is seen as a major step forward towards Sees.ai’s goal of enabling safe operation of drone fleets at national scale.
It means that the West-Sussex-based firm, which is led by Irishman John McKenna, is now one of ...