Airbus Aerial signs DroneBase to provide on-demand low-altitude imagery

FlightGlobal, by Garrett Reim

In addition to the satellite imagery services Airbus Aerial provides, the company’s customers will now be able to request – within 48-72h – new low-altitude images from third-party drone operators hired via the DroneBase platform. “Insurers looking to quickly respond to natural disasters will be able to leverage satellites [from Airbus Aerial] to view entire cities at high resolution and analyse the damage levels within to better support their customers, while drones can view specific areas where more attention is needed,” says DroneBase. “This also has applications in utility, rail and energy companies with vast networks of infrastructure.”

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