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Knott Laboratory & Paper Airplane Team Up

The partnership offers a unique combination of skill sets, providing more value to our respective clients.

Knott Laboratory is delighted to announce that it has partnered with Paper Airplane to provide drone-based data analytic services to property asset managers.

Knott Laboratory’s professional engineers conduct Facility Condition Assessments for property owners and managers. These inspections are invaluable for maintaining the physical condition of assets, identifying and prioritizing maintenance needs, and the development of capital budgets. Knott Laboratory’s engineers provide a thorough, straightforward report card for the facility with recommendations to extend the life of these assets.

Paper Airplane uses Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) to create highly accurate 3D models of physical assets. The data analytics allow for predictive maintenance, identification of asset degradation and allows for forecasted planning of maintenance and repair budgets utilizing artificial intelligence to lower operating costs and reduce unplanned capital expenditures.

“We are meticulous as engineers and the opportunity for new technologies to generate and analyze more data only enhances our work,” said Stanley Stoll, CEO/Principal Engineer at Knott Laboratory. “Through this relationship with Paper Airplane, our clients are receiving a deliverable unparalleled in the industry.”

Together Paper Airplane and Knott Laboratory have the tools and capabilities to provide technologically advanced, lower cost solutions to the market and their clients.

Michael Andrews, CEO at Paper Airplane, LLC added, “Our solution-oriented approach to solving complex issues, by combining the latest technologies, allows us to assist clients in lowering operating costs, extending life of assets and reducing environmental footprint.”  He continued; stating, “The partnership with Knott Laboratory brings a higher level of service offering to meet the increasing needs of our respective clients”.

Paper Airplane ( – Founded in 2012 is an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) data analytics business that utilizes remote sensing  to gather data from critical infrastructure and then analyzes that data using proprietary algorithms to perform predictive analysis for success / failure outcomes. Data driven management reports with asset condition assessment are provided to the client to plan maintenance, repair & capital spending to maximize the life of their assets. Clients can store and retrieve captured data from a cloud-based geospatial environment.

Email Michael Andrews at or call 917-520-5211 with questions.