Smith, M.

Spitfire Aerial Services, Houston, Texas

Michael Smith is an Owner and Co-Founder of Spitfire Aerial Services in Houston, Texas. Previously, he has held senior positions in the inspection industry, along with technical positions performing both manned and unmanned inspections. He has multiple ASNT certifications, as well as an FAA UAS operator’s license. Mr. Smith attended the University of Wyoming.

The benefits of unmanned aerial vehicles in plant inspection services

Smith, M., Spitfire Aerial Services

As the technology surrounding unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones (FIG. 1), continues to advance, so too do the ways they are used.