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EasyJet to use drones for inspections to cut costs

EasyJet to use drones for inspections to cut costs

(Reuters) – British low-cost carrier easyJet said it would be the first airline to use drones to help maintain its fleet to keep a lid on its costs.

The airline said drones – aircraft that do not have a pilot on board – would be used to carry out aircraft checks, cutting down on the time it takes to make inspections, and it would also replace printed charts and log books with electronic ones to cut onboard weight and save on fuel costs.

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