At the beginning of March, IDT took the latest version of the AVS tool, the MK3, to Aberdeen for downhole testing at the Weatherford Research Centre. The deepest well at 4000ft was used to test the 8” tools. The MK3 AVS uses a new MEMS Gyro for RPM monitoring as well as several mechanical improvements over the MK2 AVS tool tested last November 2016. New software protocols were also tested which were aimed at improving the reliability and speed of the downlinks. The tests were 100% successful with all test objectives met and exceeded. The team are now analysing the downloaded logs from the tools memory and the surface data from the research centre.