drone volcanoAutel Robotics Drone Deployed by Scientists for Volcano Research

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

An international team of scientists has deployed an Autel Robotics drone to monitor activities on Costa Rica’s Irazú Volcano.

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Selected for its high-quality sensor and durability, the Autel EVO Lite+ drone served as the perfect solution for conducting research using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).

Operable in conditions with up to 37 knot winds, the EVO Lite+ flew safely through 17 knots. The drone was operated by certified FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Ian Godfrey, who is SINAC Certified for UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System) operations in National Parks. The team successfully collected data and applauded the drone’s performance in spite of the high altitude volcanic environment and windy conditions.

“Personally I really like the sensor and overall durability of the drone. We operated in many complex environments, and the…


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