Since its conception, Pro-Drone’s mission is to revolutionize how wind turbines’ rotor blade inspections are carried out. In early September 2016 this mission became closer to reality when Pro-Drone successfully accomplished an autonomous inspection on a wind turbine located in the Vila Nova wind-park, near Coimbra, Portugal. After taking off, our drone was able to identify its location and lock on the programmed target (the specific blade which would be