First nineteen Drone Registrations in South Africa

First nineteen RPAS Registered in South Africa by John Gore • 13 July 2015 by  ZT – has been allocated for RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems) registered in South Africa, starting with ZT-TAA . On Friday, 10 July, SACAA issued the first registration certificates for RPAS. (Note, a total of 19 were completed on Friday; I personally was […]

18 myths about drone regulations in South Africa

18 myths about drone regulations in South Africa New regulations relating to the operation of drones in South Africa is set to come into effect in July, which has caused some confusion, giving rise to myths that are now going viral. On 17 May 2015 new regulations for operating RPAS (drones) in South Africa were […]

Scientist pilots a drone using just his thoughts

Would YOU fly on a mind-controlled plane? Scientist pilots a drone using just his thoughts – and the technology could one day be used on commercial aircraft The Brainflight technology was demonstrated at an event in Portugal A ‘pilot’ fitted with a EEG cap was able to fly and land a drone Bespoke software converted […]

THROW THIS CAMERA DRONE IN THE AIR AND IT FLIES ITSELF

THROW THIS CAMERA DRONE IN THE AIR AND IT FLIES ITSELF HENRY BRADLOW HOLDS an RC controller and a horribly cracked Moto X, but he’s only gripping these devices in case something goes wrong with his demo. When Bradlow, the CTO and co-founder of Lily Robotics, gives the go sign, Nghia Ho, the company’s computer vision […]

DJI’s Lightweight Ronin M Gimbal Is Way Less Expensive than Everyone Was Expecting

DJI’s Lightweight Ronin M Gimbal Is Way Less Expensive than Everyone Was Expecting Two weeks back, DJI announced a new addition to their gimbal lineup, the lightweight Ronin M. The only thing that we didn’t know was the price. Now we do, and it’s quite a bit lower than most of us were expecting. Just in […]

Exclusive drone footage shows students defacing Rhodes statue after removal

10 April 2015, 08:13 AM Students pelted the newly-removed statue of Cecil John Rhodes with paint and rubbish on Thursday evening at UCT. Watch incredible drone footage of the removal here –   Jenna Etheridge reported for News24 that it took about 10 seconds and hundreds of bystanders cheered when it was lifted and placed on […]

Afghanistan drone strike ‘kills IS commander Abdul Rauf’

Afghanistan drone strike ‘kills IS commander Abdul Rauf’ Mullah Abdul Rauf, centre, was captured by US forces in 2001 and spent six years in Guantanamo Bay Islamic State A drone strike in Afghanistan has killed a militant commander who recently swore allegiance to Islamic State (IS), officials say. The police chief of Helmand said that […]

Crouching Tiger star to wed after drone proposal in China

Crouching Tiger star to wed after drone proposal in China Zhang gained international recognition for her role in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi is to wed after her musician boyfriend used a drone to propose to her, Chinese media report. At Zhang’s 36th birthday party, Wang Feng sent her a white drone […]

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