Drone-based Infrastructure Inspection company Helios Visions recently became the first company in Chicago to receive a Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This waiver, known as a Part 107.31 Waiver, allows approved companies the proper authority to safely operate drones Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) of the pilot operating the drone. In the case of Helios Visions, the Part 107.31 BVLOS Waiver is specifically assigned for bridge sites. “Helios Visions has received increased customer requests for infrastructure inspection, particularly bridges, viaducts, and skyways. With this BVLOS waiver, we can meet customer demand to inspect bridge infrastructure safely, accurately and efficiently. We expect additional requests for bridge inspections using drones with the new Federal Infrastructure Bill,” said Helios Visions’ Co-Founder and CMO, Ted Parisot. The FAA’s approval of Helios Visions Part 107.31 .Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight waiver makes the drone services organization the 55th company in the United States and one of approximately 38 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) service providers to receive this highly-coveted waiver designation.
Helios Visions Infrastructure Inspection Drone Services Company. Drone pilot using drone to inspect a bridge. Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Waiver. Specializing in: Drone-based bridge inspection, drone mapping, aerial data collection, and building facade inspection using drones.