Kruger Park, South Africa, stops anti-poaching drone experiment

Speaking to South African website Defence Web  Mark McGill, technical operations manager at SANParks, said that the UAV test period was “very disappointing” as no...
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Alti UAS dispute IP with Australian composites manufacturer

Following the recent release of a 'Carbonix Volanti' (Australia) VTOL aircraft, ALTI UAS would like to make the following official Statement: As a composites company,...
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Stemme & S-PLANE offering Optionally Piloted Aircraft

Stemme AG and S-PLANE Automation (Pty) Ltd today announced an agreement to integrate S-PLANE subsystems into the ECARYS ES15 aircraft to create an Optionally...
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South Africa’s constrained commercial drone industry

Good news bad news, the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has announced that to the end of January 2017 there are 368 licenced...

Rwanda forges forward with drone mapping

Rwanda forges forward in drone mapping use After Rwanda made waves in the news early last year for allegedly being the first country to...

Will work for food

The commercial drone operating industry in South Africa is completely unsustainable. Schools are churning pilots out at a prestigious rate, which in some ways is a...

DroneCon 2016 Johannesburg

Fledgling drone companies met in South Africa last week for the first DroneCon at Emporer's Palace in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. The event was organized...

Zipline raises US$25 million in Series B funding

San Francisco-based drone deliveries firm Zipline has raised US$25 million in Series B funding to expand its operations across Africa. The company will soon be...

sUAS Guide October update is out

Another quarter of the year has flown by (yes, I just did that) and there is no shortage of new drones milling about the...

Drone Mapping in Gorongosa National Park Mozambique

Gorongosa National Park is a 4000 square kilometer nature reserve in central Mozambique. In the 1950s it boasted some of the greatest animal densities...