Author Archive for Gary Mortimer

AdNear logging WiFi in LA

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Not the first time this has happened but the first time a company has announced it on their blog. AdNear are a location based marketing firm from Singapore. They aim to deliver adverts to you as you walk past a…

Unmanned aviation milestone in Spain

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UAV Navigation, a Spanish company, has succeeded in demonstrating the safe operation of an automatic drone or unmanned aircraft system (UAS/RPAS) in a flight to 20 km beyond visual range whilst complying with the strict Spanish aviation regulations. The flights…

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…