Power Rangers: Flying with Western Power Distribution’s Helicopter Unit

Vertical Magazine published an article that highlights the task of providing electrical power across the U.K.

National Grid takes electricity from power stations and transmits it at up to 400kV (400,000 volts) across the U.K. Distribution Network Operators, such as Western Power Distribution (WPD), bridges the gap between that high-voltage grid and the customer. 

Learn how the lightweight and compact RIEGL VUX-1LR Airborne Laser Scanner is utilized to assist WPD’s Helicopter Unit with surveying, inspecting, and reporting on the condition of equipment involved in getting electricity from the grid to the end user.

To read the full article and watch an enlightening video highlighting the work of the Western Power Distribution’s Helicopter Unit, click the link below.

Power Rangers: Flying with Western Power Distribution’s Helicopter Unit

About RIEGL:

RIEGL is an international leading provider of cutting-edge technology in airborne, mobile, terrestrial, industrial and unmanned laser scanning solutions for applications in surveying.

RIEGL has been producing LiDAR systems commercially for over 40 years and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths.

RIEGL’s core Smart-Waveform technologies provide pure digital LiDAR signal processing, unique methodologies for resolving range ambiguities, multiple targets per laser shots, optimum distribution of measurements, calibrated amplitudes and reflectance estimates, as well as the seamless integration and calibration of systems.

RIEGL’sUltimate LiDARTM 3D scanners offer a wide array of performance characteristics and serve as a platform for continuing Innovation in 3D for the LiDAR industry.

From the first inquiry, to purchase and integration of the system, as well as training and support, RIEGL maintains an outstanding history of reliability and support to their customers.

Worldwide sales, training, support and services are delivered from RIEGL’s headquarters in Austria; main offices in the USA, Japan, China, Australia, Canada and the UK; and a worldwide network of representatives.

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