Drone Flight From Den Helder To Texel Successfully Completed
An experimental drone flight from Den Helder to Texel in The Netherlands and back was successfully carried out last week. Initially, the flight was supposed to take place two weeks ago, but then low-hanging clouds threw a spanner in the works. The test flight is a prelude to the delivery of offshore installations by drone. As a result, many helicopter flights should become redundant.
Drone flight delivers
The purpose of the test flight was to investigate what is involved in performing a drone flight over a longer distance over the sea. Not only in terms of procedure, but also in terms of security and connectivity. The ultimate goal is to realize an offshore energy drone delivery network in which drones deliver small goods and emergency medication to offshore platforms and seagoing vessels. Helicopters are still being used for this.
Initially, the test flight was scheduled for August 4. However, the drone flight was canceled at the last minute by De Kooy’s military…