Australasia

The Aussie pioneering US drone delivery services

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by Nigel Bowen Australian drone entrepreneur Matthew Sweeny is poised to conduct the first Federal Aviation Administration-approved drone deliveries in the US. But when, at the age of 23, he decided to create a commercial drone delivery service, he faced…

Rogue drone lands on pub

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by EMILY SPINK The search is on for the owner of a rogue drone after the machine crash-landed on a restaurant roof in Christchurch. Staff at Craythorne’s Public House in Halswell heard something hit the roof on Saturday around 3.30pm.…

Survey company takes on top jobs

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by By Simon Hartley Drone aerial imagery is taking the world by storm, and for an enterprising Dunedin surveyor the opportunity to incorporate flights into surveying and 3-D imagery has taken off. Whole townships, state highways, mines, quarries, mountains and bridges…

Drones battle it out in the centre of Sydney

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by Ariel Bogle Visitors to Martin Place in Sydney’s central business district have been competing for drone supremacy. The world-first “Game of Drones” installation has been built by Intel as part of the autumn design and technology festival, Vivid. Six…