OUR UAV SOLUTION
Our solution scans the aircraft using intelligent, 100% autonomous UAVs (drones)
Inspection time is reduced from 8 hours to 30 minutes with real-time detection of defects on the structure
Donecle’s solution is fully automated and requires a single operator
Lightweight, portable system with integrated protection and safety modes preventing damage to the aircraft
Donecle has been awarded the Special Prize of the 2nd National Robotics Competition (“Concours national de Robotique Extérieure”) organised by Onera (the French national aeronautics, space and defense research lab) and the French Ministry for Economy. The competition was co-hosted at Le Bourget airport by the Museum of Air and Space and ADP (Aéroports de[…]
Starburst Accelerator held its latest Selection Committee in its Paris office, inviting its corporate partners, blue-chip aerospace companies and VC funds to evaluate 9 candidate start-ups. Donecle is honoured to have been among the start-ups selected to join Starburst and is eager to start collaborating with the Accelerator’s partners and community. Starburst is the #1[…]
Donecle and Air France Industries – KLM Engineering & Maintenance have announced a partnership to integrate drone inspections as part of regular maintenance operations. To date, Donecle has conducted over 50 UAV flights on Air France-KLM A320-family aircraft and intensive testing will be conducted over the coming months as part of AFI-KLM E&M’s MRO Lab[…]
We are one of the three recipients of the 2016 Jean-Louis Gerondeau – Zodiac Aerospace Award. Matthieu Claybrough received the distinction and a prize of €20,000 from the hands of Olivier Zarrouati, CEO of Zodiac Aerospace. The Jean-Louis Gerondeau – Zodiac Aerospace Award was created to support innovation and entrepreneurship at Ecole Polytechnique. Every year,[…]
After 1 year of existence, Donecle has just raised €1M from DDrone Invest, an investment vehicle specialized in drone technologies and backed by Delta Drone, a French listed company. Our first round of funding will enable us to finalize the development of our solution, pursue our R&D efforts and bring our system to market in[…]
Donecle is the proud recipient of the 2016 Galaxie award. Alban Deruaz-Pepin received the grand prize from the hands of Nadia Pellefigue. As our team expands, the €10,000 prize will help us fuel our R&D effort. The prize recognizes innovative achievements for a safer world.
Matthieu discusses how UAV technology can improve aircraft safety and efficiency during the Smart Materials to Revolutionize Global Aviation session. This is the second edition of EmTech France organized by MIT Technology Review, and will be focusing on the impact of today’s technologies on the here and now for a better society.
Matthieu Claybrough from Donecle will be co-presenting the “Automated Inspection by Drone” round table with James Kornberg, Engineering & Maintenance Innovation Director at ASD Days in Paris on October 12th. Join us at 3:30pm to hear more about the cooperation between a major airline and start-up. In addition, we will also be attending MRO Europe 2016 in[…]
Donecle is offering new opportunites to join us and participate in our growth. We are looking for outsdanding individuals for internships and full time positions. Please visit our careers page for more information. We can’t wait to read your applications !
Donecle is an i-LAB 2016 laureate! Donecle has been singled out by the French Ministry for Research and BPI France (the French Public Investment Bank) as one of the most promising innovative start-ups in France. As a laureate, we will benefit from dedicated support and public funding to develop and improve our technologies to automate and accelerate inspections of[…]