The Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI) says it will allow drone-in-a-box solutions provider Percepto to operate its drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) at three industrial sites in the country, including one which is owned by national water company Mekorot.
What this groundbreaking approval by the CAAI essentially means is that Percepto’s Israeli customers can now use their drones from a remote location without BVLOS-certified observers on the site. This designation was originally created for operators of military drones with criteria so rigorous that it would become extremely challenging to obtain.
However, Percepto has done a great job at proving the safety of its Autonomous Inspection and Monitoring (AIM) system, which was recently acclaimed by TIME magazine in its list of “100 Best Inventions of 2021.” As the Israeli company explains:
This field-proven software for industrial sites, combined with Percepto’s market-leading autonomous…