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Exciting news articles regarding unmanned technology, written and published by the Nordic Unmanned team.
Vilde Silseth

Meet Our Employees: Vilde Sofie Silseth – Aviation Specialist

Meet Vilde! She is 21 years old and has recently joined the Nordic Unmanned team after graduating from Massey University in New Zealand, with a bachelor’s degree in aviation management. We asked her some questions to get to know her better! What is the main responsibilities of an Aviation Specialist? “As an aviation specialist, I…

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Enabling Hydrogen Powered Aviation

In December 2020, Nordic Unmanned carried out the first hydrogen powered drone flight in Scandinavia. Jørgen Apeland, R&D engineer and PhD. student at Nordic Unmanned, takes us through the project and future opportunities of utilizing hydrogen fuel cells in unmanned aviation. Press statement: Hydrogen – a solution for the future A recent study on hydrogen…

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New Fjerdingby School- HENT

Håkon Berger, a BIM-technician from HENT, has given us an insight from a client point of view as to how and why they used drones in the planning for “Nye Fjerdingby skole” Why did you choose to scan this area, and why did you go for a drone solution? The surface we used first was…

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Meet Our Employees: Bruno Boucher – Senior Vice President, Airworthiness & Certifications

A company with an European footprint such as Nordic Unmanned, requires a thorough overview of the rules of the industry. Today we sat down with one of the people responsible to make sure that everything we do, is according to the latest implementations of laws and regulations. We asked Bruno some questions, to get to…

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Meet Our Employees: Jørgen Apeland – R&D Engineer and PhD Candidate

MEET THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE UNMANNED FUTURE Get to know our people at the research and development department, as they share their insight into working with unmanned technology. This time, we get to know Jørgen, our very own R&D engineer and PhD student. We asked Jørgen some questions, to get to know him better. What…

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Meet Our Employees: Michael Cooper – RPAS Pilot

MEET THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE UNMANNED FUTURE Get to know our pilots, who are flying operations in many different countries in these strange times. With isolations, quarantining and testing, Michael explains us how the last couple of months has been. Last three operations: 1. Amalthia; Oil spill response installation 2. Stefan Cel Mare; Border force…

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What is the Fuzz About World’s First Drone Logistics Operations to an Offshore Installation?

In August 2020, Nordic Unmanned and Equinor carried out the first unmanned delivery to Troll A – an offshore oil and gas installation in full production. This flight was a testament to how far the unmanned industry has come – and a teaser for what is still to come. Turning visions into actions For many years, there have been talks about how unmanned systems…

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Local Students Contribute to Innovation

Nordic Unmanned has for the past couple of years challenged and supported students at the University of Stavanger with exciting and innovative projects regarding research on unmanned technology. At the 19th of June it was time to present this year’s results Since 2018 Nordic Unmanned has supported seven BSc and MSc projects at the University…

Drone Mapping

Drone Mapping is Here to Stay. Here’s Why.

Mapping out large areas is traditionally adapted for manned aviation. But what happens when a project concerns a smaller scale? How do you map out a smaller area without spending a lot of resources? That was the basis for this Geovekst forum project The project area was set to Hommersåk, Sandnes. The activity ahead was…

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UGV and Drone Inspects Fire Damaged Garage at Sola Airport

  When a fire outbreak in a garage next to Sola Airport was deemed under control, Nordic Unmanned provided investigational support in addition to an UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle) and drone to assist in getting an overview over the situation in a safely manner. Fire in the parking garage at Sola Airport  Arund mid-day of…