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DeTect’s MERLIN Avian radar tracks birds at Eastern Kings wind farm, PEI, Canada

DeTect’s MERLIN Avian radar tracks birds at Eastern Kings wind farm, PEI, Canada

The P.E.I. Energy Corporation says it has invested about $500,000 in new radar equipment to track migratory birds around wind turbines. The new radar gear went into operation in Eastern Kings in August. It tracks an area nearly 10-times larger than the existing acoustic monitoring equipment on-site, and provides more “granular detail” on birds flying by, […]

Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, Wins Precedent-Setting FAA Exemption for BVLOS UAS Operations

Avitas Systems, a GE venture, has announced that it was awarded a significant and precedent-setting permission from the US Federal Aviation Administration to operate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS, or drones) over 55 pounds at low altitudes beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) in Loving County, Texas for industrial inspection using a DeTect HARRIER Ground-based Sense-and-Avoid radar system. […]