Author Archive for Gary Mortimer

DJI Announces Mandatory Firmware Update

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- Restrictions are in accordance with FAA guidelines – Additional limits will prohibit flight across borders DJI will release a mandatory firmware update for the Phantom 2, Phantom 2 Vision, and Phantom 2 Vision+ to help users comply with the…

South Africa, RPAS regulations by April 2015

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The CARCom Subcommittee that met in Johannesburg on Monday was well received by industry pundits in attendance. Nearly two hundred comments were submitted by industry and addressed by SACAA members present. Not unusual in modern South Africa the proceedings were plunged…

Commercial Drone Training Classes Offered

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With the imminent ‘opening up’ of National Airspace (NAS) to civilian commercial UASs, the need for qualified, experienced and knowledgeable professionals in this field is critical. The Monarch™ Training Courses are designed to provide a thorough understanding of relevant aspects…

Quest UAV looking for Sales Engineer

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QuestUAV is currently seeking a Sales Engineer to become part of its dynamic team and help grow the company into a multi million pound turnover company in the next three years in the civilian UAV / RPA manufacturing sector. A…

Little Smart Thing goes to sea.

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Little Smart Things have been awarded a grant from the Danish Innovation Fund to make their Cumulus One fixed wing drone able to land fully automated on a ship deck or other moving targets. The Space dept. at the Danish…

X-UAV One

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I’m very pleased with my X UAV Talons, especially when fitted with the wing extensions. South African distributor X-UAV CFaktor is taking orders for the new platform. X-UAV claim to be using a new sort of foam that sits between…