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Researchers use unmanned aircraft to inspect energy pipeline route

The first Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech test flight using a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft to inspect an energy pipeline route – with a piloted chase plane following behind to ensure safety beyond the ground observers’ sight line – was completed on March 17. The flight was a step toward making aerial inspections of energy pipelines safer and more economical, researchers say.