Philip Buchan: About the Author
Commercial Director, Cyberhawk

Philip Buchan

Phil joined Cyberhawk in early 2010 as part of the founding management team and leads their business development. A Chartered Mechanical Engineer with a Master’s degree in structural engineering, he has researched and published papers on failure mechanisms of composite, concrete and steel structures. Phil has been at the forefront of introducing innovative UAV industrial inspection and asset management solutions in multiple sectors including upstream & downstream oil & gas, electricity transmission & distribution and thermal & renewable power generation.

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Published Articles

January/February 2019 Inspectioneering Journal

The use of drones for confined space inspection is proving to reduce safety risks and create efficiencies in both time and cost. These benefits have been realized particularly in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry in internal tank inspection.

Authors: Philip Buchan
July/August 2018 Inspectioneering Journal

The benefits and advantages of drone inspection over other methods have made this technology a viable solution in industry. As utilization of drone technology continues to grow and expand, it’s important to not only understand what they can do but also, their limitations.

Authors: Philip Buchan

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