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Drones East Africa.
Tina Brevitt

Drones East Africa.

Dear member, Based on the figures released by PwC, the drones market is estimated to be valued at US$127 billion by 2020. In Africa, these innovative machines are seen as ideal solutions for various applications including inspection, delivering medical aid, surveillance, mapping solutions and wildlife conservation.With more African government and...
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UAV Recon saves industrial clients operational costs and increases capital expenditure accuracy by providing Visual and Thermography inspections on key assets.
Tina Brevitt

UAV Recon saves industrial clients operational costs and increases capital expenditure accuracy by providing Visual and Thermography inspections on key assets.

We Provide Aerial Inspection SolutionsUAV Recon provides inspection services as part of a turn-key drone operation. Exceptional service is standard with our efficient solutions. We use proven technologies for safe, efficient, and speedy solutions.​ DRONE INSPECTIONS Radiometric Thermography / IR High Resolution Color Image & Video Confined Spac...
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Drone No-Fly Areas Updated by FAA
Tina Brevitt

Drone No-Fly Areas Updated by FAA

Drones used for commercial or recreational purposes have new no-fly restricted areas as directed by the Department of Defense. All unmanned aircraft is banned from flying within 400 feet of a select list of U.S. military facilities.Effective April 14, 2017, DOD has updated its list of 133 military facilites where drone flights are now strictly proh...
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The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is pleased to inform this community that it has been supporting the establishment of drone operators in Benin, DRC, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda.
Tina Brevitt

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is pleased to inform this community that it has been supporting the establishment of drone operators in Benin, DRC, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda.

​These drone operators are equipped to facilitate advanced crop research using remote-sensed data interpretation services offered by the French company, Airinov.Among others, their services are tailored to experimental field work by offering very precise and reliable statistics based on drone-sensed imagery. Flying several times over a season enabl...
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World Food Program Teams up with WeRobotics.
Tina Brevitt

World Food Program Teams up with WeRobotics.

The World Food Program (WFP) is officially partnering with WeRobotics to develop coordination mechanisms to guide the safe and effective use of aerial robotics (UAVs) in response to humanitarian disasters. With 80 country offices around the world, WFP provides food assistance to some 80 million people in nearly 80 countries each year. WFP was also ...
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You can earn £24,000 flying drones for Google.......
Tina Brevitt

You can earn £24,000 flying drones for Google.......

If you want to fly drones for a living, today's your lucky day.A "creative video agency" is looking to hire someone to fly drones and create branded video content for companies like Google and Sony.The job offers £24,000 a year, and is based in Central London. The advert, which was posted to the Guardian Jobs website, encourages those with "itchy f...
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Want to exhibit next to the biggest players in the UAV market?
Tina Brevitt

Want to exhibit next to the biggest players in the UAV market?

We have a great offer for recent start-ups to get involved. This offer comes with a 2x1sqm stand with shell scheme including: basic furniture, power, lighting, wifi and carpet just for £995. So bring yourself, bring your advertising and exhibit with us in November The Commercial UAV Show will be heading into its 4th year in 2017, solidifying its fo...
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SRG1320: Application for Operation of a small unmanned aircraft (SUA) in UK Airspace

Title:Application for Operation of a Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) in UK AirspaceDescription:Please use this form to apply for:1) an Exemption to fly an Unmanned Aircraft under 20kg;2) an Aerial Work Permission to fly a Small Unmanned Aircraft; or3) a Small Unmanned Surveillance Aircraft Permission.Status:CurrentReview Comment:NoneVersion:7Date:Mar...
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This FREE web tool will let you find and analyze any satellite imagery in under 10 seconds....
Tina Brevitt

This FREE web tool will let you find and analyze any satellite imagery in under 10 seconds....

Land Viewer cloud software for remote sensing analytics is the biggest surprise I had in a long time. After trying it you won't be needing any other satellite data processing web tool.  Founded in 2015 by Max Polyakov, EOS Inc. (EOS stands for the Earth Observing System) developed one of the best satellite data processing and analytics platfor...
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How to get started with drone photography
Tina Brevitt

How to get started with drone photography

Aerial photography and video via drones are awesome--and consumers can now get in on the fun. Here are a few tips to help you get off to a good start with drone photography.   Drones and quadcopters continue to grow in popularity and become more affordable for consumers. This has provided a level playing field for aspiring photographers and vi...
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DJI Matrice 200 powerline inspections.
Tina Brevitt

DJI Matrice 200 powerline inspections.

As the sun sets on the consumer drone industry, well hovers just before setting in a plateau sort of a way. Oh, what a terrible analogy. DJI have released a video of one of the new Matrice 200 system doing what it was designed for, powerline inspections.The Matrice is hardened against EMI (Electromagnetic interference) and with the correct camera f...
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Denbighshire drones ban plan 'virtually unenforceable'
Tina Brevitt

Denbighshire drones ban plan 'virtually unenforceable'

Efforts to ban drones from being flown over public places in Denbighshire are "virtually unenforceable", a senior official has said.Plans, backed by councillors in December, call for exclusion zones.In a report to be discussed on Thursday, head of legal services Gary Williams says: "Merely passing a resolution banning drones would have no legal eff...
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Into the Fukushima Reactor: A One-Way Journey for Drones..
Tina Brevitt

Into the Fukushima Reactor: A One-Way Journey for Drones..

Drones being sent into Fukushima are malfunctioning much faster than expected. Why is this the case and how can drones be used to prevent further loss of life in dangerous environments?   Friday, March 11th of 2011 was when the worst earthquake to hit Japan occurred, a 9.1 magnitude quake that killed more than 15,000 people. The resulting...
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DJI  tallies drone saves
Tina Brevitt

DJI tallies drone saves

The world's leading consumer drone manufacturer has counted at least 59 lives saved by drones, and DJI suggests there have been many more as it makes a case against restrictions.  The report released March 14 by DJI is based on media reports published in various countries detailing 18 incidents dating from May 2013 through February. The cover ...
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Drones create new opportunities, challenges for agriculture..
Tina Brevitt

Drones create new opportunities, challenges for agriculture..

By Neil Lyon, 23 March 2017 As drones open up a new world of opportunity for Australian agriculture, farmers are grappling with how to most effectively utilise the technology and deal with emerging issues of data ownership, regulation, liability and privacy. http://www.graincentral.com/cropping/drones-create-new-opportunities-challenges-for-agricul...
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24-hour drone squads are ready to police Devon and Cornwall
Tina Brevitt

24-hour drone squads are ready to police Devon and Cornwall

The drones will be used in missing persons cases and to record crime scenes.Police forces across the globe have been experimenting with drones for years, treading an uneasy balance between making the best of a useful technology and terrifying a privacy-protecting public tired of state intrusions.There have been carefully deployed trials in the past...
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The Future Of Construction… Drones?
Tina Brevitt

The Future Of Construction… Drones?

Ten years ago, the concept of drone technology was something that many people perceived to be a purely futuristic idea that wouldn't affect their day to day activities any time soon. Only a few years back, the idea of drones brought with it negative connotations in relation to war, for example with the use of spying planes and attacks on terrorists...
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US Seeks Solution to Counter Small Drones
Tina Brevitt

US Seeks Solution to Counter Small Drones

The US armed forces keep looking for new technologies to counter small drones, as they have become a threat from both law enforcement and military aspects. Over this backdrop, the US Air Force security forces, as well as other military personnel and law enforcement agencies, may soon be getting a new tool to cope with small drones – shotgun shells ...
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The Drone Light Show a Drone Aerial Light Show
Tina Brevitt

The Drone Light Show a Drone Aerial Light Show

The Drone Light Show, a division of Great Lakes Drone Company (GLDC), debuted their 25 drone aerial light show LIVE on March 20 and 21 of 2017, to an invite-only crowd.   Amongst the audience of 60 people combined The Drone Light Show put on an aerial show spectacular! These multiple drones created designs with bright colours, such as a heart,...
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CAA Information Bulletin on EASA Developments – 21 January 
to 22 March 2017
Tina Brevitt

CAA Information Bulletin on EASA Developments – 21 January to 22 March 2017

The purpose of this Information Notice is to provide highlights of EASA developments and related CAA activities, covering the period 21 January to 22 March 2017​.

View File:   http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/33/InformationNotice2017010.pdf



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​REVISION TO VIDEOS ON THE HAZARDS TO FLIGHT SAFETY FROM THE IMPROPER CARRIAGE OF LITHIUM BATTERIES

 02 March 2017 in NewsFont size: Larger Smaller Hits: 150 0 Comments Subscribe to this entry Print Bookmark Revision to Videos on the Hazards to Flight Safety from the Improper Carriage of Lithium BatteriesThe purpose of this Information Notice is to notify aircraft operators and agencies involved with the handling of cargo, passengers and bag...
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NEW CAA RULES FOR PILOT COMPETENCY OF SMALL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT

​NEW CAA RULES FOR PILOT COMPETENCY OF SMALL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT28 May 2015 in News New CAA rules for pilot competency of Small Unmanned AircraftThe CAA has released changes in regulations to demonstrate pilot competency in order to gain Permission for Aerial Work (PFAW).Operators who already hold an Existing Aviation Qualifications (including an EAS...
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FLIGHTPATH CONSULTING PRESENTATION

​Flightpath Consulting are delighted with the publicity and feedback received for their presentation on drones at the first Digital Rights Europe 2015 Conference #DRE2015 in Dublin on 15 April 2015. Their presentation was "Eyes-in-the-Sky; Drones, Data and Privacy".Joseph Dalby gave a number of media interviews in advance, and John Wright opened wi...
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Tina Brevitt

​NEW PARTNER - DSEI

​NEW PARTNER - DSEI 26 March 2015 in NewsDSEI brings together the entire defence and security industry to source the latest equipment and systems, develop international relationships, and generate new business opportunities.As the must-attend event for 2015 with more exhibitors and educational content than ever before, DSEI will give you acces...
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​COMMERCIAL UAV COMMUNITY TO MEET 24TH APRIL 2015

26 March 2015 in NewsThe commercial UAV community from across the globe will gather in London on 24th April to discuss the latest trends, best practice and innovations taking place within the industry.As the commercial UAV industry becomes increasingly popular, shaping the direction of the sector has never been more important. SkyTech 2015 will bri...
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CAA CAP 722

25 March 2015 in NewsReference:CAP 722Title:Unmanned Aircraft System Operations in UK Airspace - GuidanceDescription:CAP 722, Unmanned Aircraft System Operations in UK Airspace – Guidance, is intended to assist those who are involved in all aspects of the development of UAS to identify the route to certification, outline the methods by which permis...
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Tina Brevitt

CAA

IN-2015/008SUA: UK National Qualified Entity Approvals and Pilot Competency RequirementsIN setting out acceptable evidence of pilot competency for the grant of Small Unmanned Aircraft Permission under ANO article 166 and 167 and notifying changes to the approval process for organisations seeking approval as a UK National Qualified Entity (NQE) for ...
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Tina Brevitt

​SUAS PARTNERS WITH RUSTA

SUAS PARTNERS WITH RUSTA

Posted by Bob Garbettt on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 in News
SUAS partners with RUSTA and will be offering 10% off their RPCL (Remote Pilot Certificate Light) courses which once obtained can then be used to apply for a Permission For Aerial to Work.



http://www.uastraining.com/remote-pilot-certificate-light/rpcl-syllabus/

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Tina Brevitt

AADUKI AIR

​If there is one area of professional photography that is set to "take off" on a huge scale this year it will be the use of unmanned drones for aerial photographic and video work. The use of a drone or UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) gives the owner of such a system a distinct selling advantage with opportunities of still images and video media rangi...
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RHEINMETALL TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS GET 4TH NQE STATUS IN THE UK

​Last week Rheinmetall were the fourth company to be awarded National Qualified Entity status in the United Kingdom. This means that when a student graduates from the Rheinmetall Unmanned Systems Training Academy or RUSTA they will have a recognised qualification that will allow them to apply for a Permission for Aerial Work (PFAW) from the CAA for...
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