Bid to change new Australian regulations fails.

Bid to change new Australian regulations fails.

Common sense prevails in Australia! Since September, drone pilots in Australia have been able to enjoy light touch regulation if their platform was under 2kg in weight. Better still if you own the land you can fly platforms up to 25kg and more with appropriate training. It is said that it was incumbent licence holders that tried to have the new regs quashed. The UK was due to receive similar […]

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Martek Marine awarded place on RPAS framework by European Maritime Safety Agency

Martek Marine awarded place on RPAS framework by European Maritime Safety Agency

Global maritime technology innovator, Martek Marine, have been included on a ground breaking framework contract by the European Maritime Safety Agency for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems services in the maritime environment. The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) was established for the purpose of ensuring a high, uniform and effective level of maritime safety and prevention of pollution by ships. Due to the recent entering into force of the new limits […]

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GEODIS and DELTA DRONE offer unique solution for warehouse inventory using drones

GEODIS and DELTA DRONE offer unique solution for warehouse inventory using drones

A few months after the start-up of the project and in line with the planned schedule, the initial development phase of this unique project has come to a successful conclusion following extensive testing in real-life conditions at the sites of Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône (near Paris) and Plaisance-du-Touch (near Toulouse). The initial prototype demonstrated all the potential of the developed system. It comprises a quadcopter drone fit with high-resolution cameras and a ground-based […]

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This survey drone takes safety seriously

This survey drone takes safety seriously

The LRX drone is on display at Drone World Expo in San Jose, Califonia on November 16, 2016. New Zealand-based drone manufacturer Altus Intelligence wants to make sure its US$39,000 survey drones don’t end up as rubble. Most of Altus’ customers use its flagship drone, the Long Range Extreme Weather (LRX), for construction and engineering surveying/mapping and expect a rugged, dependable vehicle to get the job done. That’s where the […]

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