- heliguy™ partners with Swiss technology firm Flybotix to become UK supplier of the ASIO indoor inspection drone;
- Collision-proof platform is ideal for confined-space inspection and reaching hard-to-access locations, collecting accurate data efficiently and safely;
- ASIO has twice the flight time to similar drones on the market, able to stay airborne in excess of 20 minutes;
- The drone is ideal for various industry sectors, such as infrastructure, energy, and oil and gas.
Drone specialist heliguy™ has partnered with Swiss technology firm Flybotix to become UK supplier of its industry-leading indoor-inspection drone.
Thanks to an innovative propulsion system that combines the simplicity of multi-rotors with the aerodynamic efficiency of helicopters, ASIO has twice the flight time of similar drones on the market and significantly less noise. It is also a more cost-effective solution compared to other internal inspection drones.
Protected by a lightweight cage, the drone allows customers to confidently inspect hazardous and difficult-to-access areas, typically in the infrastructure, energy, and oil and gas industries.
heliguy™ supplies and supports enterprise drone programmes around the world and the addition of Flybotix’s ASIO to the product portfolio provides clients with a professional confined-spaces inspection solution. heliguy™ will offer full product support and training as part of the distribution agreement.
“We are excited to bring ASIO to the UK market and introduce it to our customers,” says Michael Smith, heliguy™ Sales Manager.
“This technology offers a great advantage by simplifying the inspection process using a compact and collision-tolerant drone, saving time and reducing the risk of human error. We are also confident that ASIO’s superior flight time will help to streamline and reduce the cost of the entire inspection project.”
Samir Bouabdallah, Co-Founder & CEO of Flybotix, said: “The UK is an important country for us. Its infrastructure and construction industries include various industrial assets that require comprehensive and potentially hazardous inspections. We’re thrilled to be able to offer our industry-leading technology in the UK alongside training and product maintenance through our new partner heliguy™.”
ASIO is the product of Swiss engineering and is manufactured in Switzerland using components from recognised brands such as Maxon Group and Solvay. The product gets its name from the family of Asio owls who are characterised by their excellent night vision and large wing-span, much like the ASIO drone and its long propellers.
Flybotix was founded on the idea that indoor inspection of industrial assets should cost as little as possible in terms of human safety and shutdown time. Thanks to its performance, the Flybotix drone solution ASIO empowers clients to perform streamlined and cost-effective inspections in a safe work environment. The company serves several industries worldwide with customers in Sewers management, Hydro powerplants, Oil & Gas, Maritime and Chemical plants. Flybotix ASIO offers the market leading drone fight-time, enabling high efficiency inspections.
heliguy™ is a leading drone company, headquartered in the UK and supplying and supporting drone programmes around the world. Facilitating end-to-end workflows, heliguy™s one-stop-shop industry approach includes proof of concept, consultancy, hardware supply, UK CAA-approved drone training and industry-specific closed courses - including specialist GIS training - in-house repairs, R&D lab and drone defence.