Australasia

Kangaroo fights drone and wins

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Drones may be ‘on the rise’ but their height is not great enough to out manoeuvre a savvy kangaroo. The unmanned devices have come under under fire recently after a drone came within feet of a passenger jet near Heathrow and…

Microdrones inspect Australian railways.

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Aerial inspection of the rail network: Aurizon, Australia’s biggest rail company, uses two UAV of the German microdrones GmbH to survey its entire transport infrastructure. The company from the German City of Siegen beat its international competitors in the tendering…

CASA to issue fine after VIC drone crash

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A Victorian man will be fined after crashing his drone during a police operation at Altona this week. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority will issue the $850 fine because the drone was flown within 30 metres of people. The man…

Farm tech takes flight at Moree

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AMELIA WILLIAMS BETTER farming opportunities enticed Randall Boughton to leave his predominantly grazing operation near Pallamallawa for the black cropping soils at Moree. Since 1989, Mr Boughton has owned “Gilroy Farms”, his 2200-hectare dryland cropping property he manages with his…

FUN ! :- Syma X12

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FUN ! This one word describes the Syma X12 from GearBest. Disclaimer – GearBest sent me , free of charge, two of the Syma X12 quad-copters for review. However, within the first day of opening of opening the package, and…