Air International 2018-02
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Main: Commercial
The SkyHook system is used to recover a ScanEagle after a mission; the system has 24-hour endurance.
The command centre set up by Insitu at the Eagle Creek fire that burned nearly 50,000 acres; the ScanEagle was the only aviation platform within the temporary flight restriction area set up to cover the fire allowed to operate at night.
A ScanEagle flies above the Surat Basin in Queensland, Australia, where Shell is now using the system to inspect its oil pipelines and surrounding infrastructure.
The 10.2ft-wingspan ScanEagle is inspecting nearly 200 oil well heads a day on Shell's operations in Australia, Insitu says.
Delta, the world s biggest airline, has announced a number of new partnerships with other large network carriers. Here, its Boeing 767-432ER N845MH (c/n 29719) departs London Heathrow.
Boeing 787-8 G-ZBJA (c/n 38609), pictured at Toronto Lester B Pearson International Airport, is operated by British Airways, whose IAG parent company is one of several network carriers to have posted strong results recently.