Confined space inspection specialist Flyability has announced the release of Elios 2 RAD – a radiation sensor-equipped drone, developed especially for nuclear station inspections.

Typically, nuclear stations have employees devoted to maintaining low radiation exposure levels following the ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) requirements. The Elios 2 RAD drone will help these workers in their mission by:

  • Replacing people, wherever possible, for visual and radiation data collection
  • Providing high-quality data for planning interventions where exposure risk cannot be negated but can be minimized

Explaining how the new drone equipped with energy compensated Geiger-Muller detector will help to provide nuclear station staff with a safe work environment, Patrick Thévoz, CEO of Flyability, says:

The Elios 2 RAD represents the first chapter in our efforts to create indoor drones targeted specifically for each of our key verticals, accelerating our mission to…