Vertical Shaft Test in Lovisagruvan Mine, Stråssa, Sweden

As vertically inclined shafts remain one of the most challenging zones to scan. A pre-commercial prototype of the TILT Ranger, incorporating tilt-rotor and hybrid fly/drive/climb capacity was tested, to inspect a ventilation shaft in Lovisagruvan.

As vertically inclined shafts remain one of the most challenging zones to scan. A pre-commercial prototype of the TILT Ranger, incorporating tilt-rotor and hybrid fly/drive/climb capacity was tested, to inspect a ventilation shaft in Lovisagruvan.

Description of zone:
– 1m diameter
– 50 m length
– 10 degree inclination from vertical
– 90% bare rocky, with concrete rings on top

Description of system:
– TILT ranger prototype with photo-sensors (on-board FPV and action cameras)