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Investigating the geometric accuracy of Propeller AeroPoints and Propeller cloud processing

Report compiled by Luke Wijnberg and Jonathan Swart from 3DroneMapping 14 June 2017 The Propeller AeroPoint is a smart ground control point (GCP) which aims to make the gathering of accurate...

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 poachers were seen and none...

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 RPL pilots in South Africa....

Alti BASE

ALTI BASE systems, offering reduced cost and increased mission and performance flexibility to our clients. Basically, pun intended, the ALTI Transition is now also available as a hardware only version,...

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 by Vukani Communications and more...

LightWare is now ISO9001:2008 certified

LightWare Optoelectronics (Pty) Ltd is delighted to announce that their Quality Management System has been certified ISO9001:2008 compliant by the British Standards Institution. “We believe our rapid growth will continue for years...

ALTI Transition 6 hour VTOL cargo lifter

Congratulations to all at ALTIUAS an RPA made in Africa, for Africa and the rest of the world. This would meet the delivery drone targets of many emerging projects....

South Africa Cranfield Aviation Training concludes first RPAS course

Johannesburg, South Africa based Cranfield Aviation Training today concluded their first SACAA Accredited RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) Ground School Training course. Rick Bosman of Cranfield Aviation Training noted: We had...

Cape St Blaize Lighthouse Spline Circle Demonstration Video

I woke up to another stunning day in the Western Cape of South Africa and decided it would be an absolute waste not to go out and fly. I've...

Denel Seeker 400 ready for test flights.

The prototype of Denel Dynamics’ latest Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV), the Seeker 400, has been completed and is due to make its maiden flight in the first quarter of...