Note: this article has been superseded by a December 2019 update here - CASA Drone Registration: cost model incentivising the wrong outcomes On Friday 25th January the Australian Civil Aviation and Safety Authority (CASA) proposed to introduce drone registration and an operator accreditation scheme https://consultation.casa.gov.au/regulatory-program/pp1816us/ James Rennie, AUAV’s Melbourne-based Director observes that “the previous relaxation of [...]
This month Australian UAV features as the only Australian business in the '2018 Top 20 Global Drone Companies' list published by Droneii in Germany: https://www.droneii.com/top20-drone-service-provider-ranking . We are honoured to be included on the list, especially as we think we might be the only company listed that has not received external funding to facilitate our growth [...]
Paul Andrews, Australian UAV Gippsland Introducing Australian UAV Gippsland! This month we can announce that Paul Andrews has joined the Australian UAV team to establish an office in Bairnsdale, Gippsland, covering eastern Victoria. With a long career in the surveying and construction machine guidance sector Paul is a valuable asset to the team: A qualified [...]
This month the Sensefly newsletter profiles a large project completed by Australian UAV. The project was completed with 137 flights, 500 ground control points in a remote part of Australia and all in a one week period. Completed now two years in a row the successful delivery demonstrates the importance of good data management. Sensefly and their [...]
Australian UAV were recently interviewed by the Bayside Leader and an additional feature has been published by the Herald Sun online. Focusing on the constant threat of eagles on our business the article also explores our core UAV business of mapping and survey.
Australian UAV has a feature story in the Bayside Leader this week. Featuring Director James Rennie the article discusses the growth of Australian UAV and our key business areas of survey and aerial mapping with drones.
Australian UAV supports the African Wildlife Safaris Junior Cycling Team. This weekend they are at the Victorian State Juniors competition in Wangaratta and wish them all the best.
It is with great excitement that we can announce the opening of Australian UAV NSW. The office will be managed by Andrew Chapman. Andrew has a background in aviation, technology, computer graphics and film production. A leader in the new drone industry, he has previously founded a successful UAV company while living in Canada and also [...]
Welcome to the latest edition to the Australian UAV News for June 2015. Follow the link to find out about our recent projects and general industry news.
Marsh Insurance have released a report on the implications of unmanned systems, also called drone, use on the insurance industry. With a predicted 1 million UAVs operating in 2015 the insurance industry faces some challenges assessing the risk. This risk profile may change considerably should CASA proceed with the watering down of regulations for the [...]