INTERGEO_71
Tina Brevitt

Open data – engine for innovation or simply hot air?

Karlsruhe/Berlin, 25 May 2017 | The INTERGEO conference will be hosting what promises to be an exceptionally transparent panel discussion between open data officers. They will be leaving no stone uncovered: Can open data meet the high expectations vested in it as a driver of innovation and engine of industry? Or does reality seem to fall short? If ...
Continue reading
43 Hits
0 Comments
cargo-Unmanned-Ground-Vehicle-Conference-200x125
Tina Brevitt

Unmanned urban trains, a reality in 5 to 10 years!

Interview with Burkhard Stadlmann, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria Burkhard Stadlmann is Professor of Automation Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. He will speak at the Unmanned Cargo Ground Vehicle Conference , on June 14, 2017, in Venlo, The Netherlands. His speech gives an overview of the different appl...
Continue reading
104 Hits
0 Comments
GEO_Conference
Tina Brevitt

GEO Business previews its exhibitor show highlights for 2017

Next week, from 23-24 May, GEO Business – the UK's biggest geospatial exhibition and conference of the year, returns to the Business Design Centre in London.Over 3,000 visitors, from 67 countries, will be there to discover the latest new products, services and solutions from 200 leading industry innovators. Here's a first look at what's new from so...
Continue reading
64 Hits
0 Comments
Global-Development-Awards-Competition--Now-Open
Tina Brevitt

Global Development Awards Competition, Now Open !

#GDNawards Are you a researcher or a development practitioner from a low or middle-income country? Do you have an idea for research or an innovative social development project focusing on building skills and generating employment in agriculture, manufacturing or digital technology? Do you know someone else who may be interested? The Global Developm...
Continue reading
56 Hits
0 Comments
SUAS-Twitter-Posts-Agriculture-2
Tina Brevitt

Drones for Agriculture

Drones on the horizon: new frontier in agricultural innovation. Drone technology could help farmers around the world monitor their crops, fend off pests, improve land tenure, and more. But to realise its full potential, regulatory regimes are necessary, while keeping citizens' safety and privacy rights secure. Read More Here>   http://ictup...
Continue reading
87 Hits
0 Comments
the-smi-grou_20170509-141730_1
Tina Brevitt

Airborne ISR - London, United Kingdom - 25th – 26th October 2017

In today's complex and ever changing operational environment, the demand for comprehensive situational awareness continues to grow. As a decisive and indispensable tool, air based ISTAR is increasingly relied upon to deliver this capability, allowing commanders to gain a thorough picture of the battle space and act accordingly. This year's Airborne...
Continue reading
101 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

CAA Use of National Permit to Fly Aircraft for Flying Displays.

This permission has been issued to correct an omission in the Air Navigation Order 2016. It replicates the effect of what was previously Article 23(1)(c) of the Air Navigation Order 2009, which allowed aircraft flying in accordance with a National Permit to Fly aircraft to fly for the purpose of aerial work that consisted of flying displays, associ...
Continue reading
102 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

Small Unmanned Aircraft - National Qualified Entities

  The purpose of this Information Notice is to notify all persons who may be associated with National Qualified Entities (NQEs), or who may use their services, of the intended role and the scope of the privileges granted under the CAA approval. It will also provide additional guidance on the CAA's expectations with respect to the assessment pr...
Continue reading
102 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

European Regulation

European Regulation - The Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA - the 3 month consultation on the final proposal for the Implementing Rules) is now scheduled to be published at the end of April 2017. The final date for entry into force of these rules is still dependent upon the acceptance of the revised EASA Basic regulation (as EASA does not currently...
Continue reading
60 Hits
0 Comments
KCAA has finally approved regulations for drones
Tina Brevitt

KCAA has finally approved regulations for drones

​Kenya is the second Country after Rwanda in the region to embrace commercial use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).   An aeronautical legal notice will be published soon.
Tags:
217 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

ORS4 No.1226: Small Unmanned Aircraft - First Person View (FPV) Flying

ORS4 No. 1226 Official Record Series 4 Miscellaneous Air Navigation Order 2016 General Exemption E 4457 United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority No: 1226 Publication date: 28 April 2017 Small Unmanned Aircraft – First Person View (FPV) Flying (See Note 1) 1) The Civil Aviation Authority, in exercise of its powers under article 266 of the Air Navigat...
Continue reading
66 Hits
0 Comments
Klau Geomatics PPK brings precision mapping to DJI drones..
Tina Brevitt

Klau Geomatics PPK brings precision mapping to DJI drones..

Klau Geomatics, an innovative Australian technology company, has announced a new PPK system for the DJI Matrice100. Support for other DJI models will be added progressively in the near future. The DJI implementation continues from the success of the system in enabling a wide variety of manned aircraft and drones to become precise survey grade mappi...
Continue reading
108 Hits
0 Comments
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 ...
Continue reading
238 Hits
0 Comments
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...
Continue reading
Tags:
225 Hits
0 Comments
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 pro...
Continue reading
242 Hits
0 Comments
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 enab...
Continue reading
99 Hits
0 Comments
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 ...
Continue reading
218 Hits
0 Comments
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...
Continue reading
1270 Hits
0 Comments
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...
Continue reading
110 Hits
0 Comments
Professional Admin

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 Airspace Description: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; or 3) a Small Unmanned Surveillance Aircraft Permission. Status:Current Review Comment:None Version:7 ...
Continue reading
304 Hits
0 Comments
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...
Continue reading
Tags:
195 Hits
0 Comments
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...
Continue reading
Tags:
125 Hits
0 Comments
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 ...
Continue reading
Tags:
152 Hits
0 Comments
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 e...
Continue reading
Tags:
136 Hits
0 Comments
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 11 th of 2011 was when the worst earthquake to hit Japan occurred, a 9.1 magnitude quake that killed more than 15,000 people. The resulti...
Continue reading
Tags:
138 Hits
0 Comments
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 ...
Continue reading
Tags:
96 Hits
0 Comments
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...
Continue reading
114 Hits
0 Comments
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 pa...
Continue reading
Tags:
118 Hits
0 Comments
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...
Continue reading
Tags:
117 Hits
0 Comments
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 ...
Continue reading
Tags:
110 Hits
0 Comments
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,...
Continue reading
Tags:
104 Hits
0 Comments
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 CAA Information Bulletin
119 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

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

 02 March 2017 in News Font 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 Batteries The purpose of this Information Notice is to notify aircraft operators and agencies involved with the handling of cargo, passengers and b...
Continue reading
169 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

NEW CAA RULES FOR PILOT COMPETENCY OF SMALL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT

​ NEW CAA RULES FOR PILOT COMPETENCY OF SMALL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT 28 May 2015 in News New CAA rules for pilot competency of Small Unmanned Aircraft The 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...
Continue reading
201 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

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 ...
Continue reading
177 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

​NEW PARTNER - DSEI

​ NEW PARTNER - DSEI  26 March 2015 in News DSEI 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 a...
Continue reading
180 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

​COMMERCIAL UAV COMMUNITY TO MEET 24TH APRIL 2015

26 March 2015 in News The 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 b...
Continue reading
177 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

CAA CAP 722

25 March 2015 in News Reference:CAP 722 Title:Unmanned Aircraft System Operations in UK Airspace - Guidance Description: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 per...
Continue reading
180 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

CAA

IN-2015/008 SUA: UK National Qualified Entity Approvals and Pilot Competency Requirements IN 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) fo...
Continue reading
171 Hits
0 Comments
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/
180 Hits
0 Comments
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 rang...
Continue reading
161 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

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 fo...
Continue reading
152 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

AN INTERVIEW WITH DR PAUL SCHOLEFIELD

AN INTERVIEW WITH DR PAUL SCHOLEFIELD, LARGE SCALE ECOSYSTEM MODELLER AT THE CENTRE FOR ECOLOGY & HYDROLOGY As the commercial UAV sector continues to develop the use of UAVs within environmental research is becoming increasingly prominent. With UAVs suited to everything from photography to data collection and their ability to incorporate LiDAR,...
Continue reading
155 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

GEO-MATCHING.COM ADDS GROUND PENETRATING RADAR CATEGORY

​ GEO-MATCHING.COM ADDS GROUND PENETRATING RADAR CATEGORY Lemmer, 14 January 2015 – Geo-matching.com has recently added Ground Penetrating Radar to its broad spectrum of product categories. US Radar is the first supplier in this category with the product 100 Series Geotechnical Systems. In addition to general specifications, detailed information is...
Continue reading
155 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

FLIGHTPATH CONSULTING BIOGRAPHY

​ Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) are in a period of rapid growth and are expanding into a range of commercial sectors. However, UAV raise many important legal and technical issues. For government, organizations and companies, the need for qualified and independent expert advice is greater than ever. Flightpath Consulting delivers advice, guidance a...
Continue reading
151 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

KADET DEFENCE SYSTEMS

Enter yo Kadet Defence Systems is a privately held Aviation and Aerospace company founded in the year 2005 by creating an aerial target for the Indian Army. Kadet Defence Systems is now branching out into the unmanned systems (UAVs) for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. They specialize in UAS Design, Development and Production, Composi...
Continue reading
150 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

ISR 2015

20TH - 21ST APRIL, LONDON, UK WWW.ISRCONFERENCE.COM ISR 2015 will feature an exceptional line-up of military speakers which will provide the ideal platform to discuss the latest developments in airborne, land and naval ISR in addition to operational case studies, national updates and information about ISR training programmes. e ...
142 Hits
0 Comments
Tina Brevitt

THE COMMERCIAL UAV SHOW

Enter y UAVs are opening up new possibilities for many businesses. They offer time and cost savings as well as health and safety benefits making them more effective than many traditional working practices. UAV capabilities and technology are developing rapidly and with regulations also evolving new opportunities are opening up. our text here ...
161 Hits
0 Comments
Cron Job Starts