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Australian UAV Successfully Audited to UAS International Quality Standard for Drone Operations

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Australian UAV Pty Ltd (AUAV, confirms the successful completion of its audit and accreditation to the new UAS International (UASI, standard for safety and quality of commercial drone operations. The UASI standard addresses a much-needed gap in the drone services market by certifying operators to meet a high standard of professionalism, safety, experience and capability. Based upon the ICAO standards used internationally by the aviation industry, the standard has recently been expanded to support specialist categories of drone operations. AUAV’s accreditation includes the Aerial Mapping/Survey and Aerial Inspection specialties, which require specific qualifications, processes, experience and training to ensure quality results in these more demanding disciplines. Building upon a previous safety audit by SGS, this sets the company apart. “In the past it has been challenging for the market to differentiate”, says NSW Director Andrew Chapman, “…between professional aerial data service providers like AUAV offering high-end services, and the many smaller operators providing only basic aerial photography”. UASI’s high standard can only be met by companies with rigorous operational and safety management systems, along with the training and experience required to undertake this level of work. The UASI standard also serves as an independently audited panel of approved operators, recommended for the needs of larger companies and government organisations. Any organisation with a need for high-quality drone data can now short-cut the process of tendering or forming a panel of suitable suppliers. This process can be time-consuming and often [...]

Top 20 Global Drone Company

March 12th, 2018|0 Comments

This month Australian UAV features as the only Australian business in the '2018 Top 20 Global Drone Companies' list published by Droneii in Germany: . 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 and the only Australian company to be included. Over the next 12 months we anticipate there will be a considerable re-shaping of the industry in Australia as smaller players drop out and consolidation takes hold. Going into this consolidation phase in a strong position gives us confidence that we will continue to thrive and grow thereby cementing our position as one of Australia's leading drone service businesses.

AUAV Newsletter: December 2017

December 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Australian UAV Newsletter for December 2017 -- follow the link to find out about our recent projects, drone industry news, and a chance to win the big Christmas prize of a DJI Spark drone! Subscribe here to have the next edition delivered straight to your inbox:

Australian UAV Newsletter: July 2017

July 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Australian UAV Newsletter for July 2017: follow the link to find out about our recent projects and drone industry news. In this edition: News from around the globe, and AUAV tech updates AUAV a finalist in the Telstra Business Awards Project of the Month: solar panel roof inspections Machine Vision automated traffic counting from the air …and all the usual industry news and fun links. Subscribe here to have the next edition delivered straight to your inbox: