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Coverdrone Launch European Online Management System

Over the last couple of months, the Coverdrone team have been extremely busy working on our latest project which we are pleased to announce has now officially launched – our European Online Management System! We know that drone operators are extremely busy people and are conducting flights at various locations,… Read More

Australian Drone Registration To Open End of September

Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) mandatory drone registration and pilot accreditation will open later on this month – Wednesday 30th September. This was originally set to open earlier in the year however was deferred due to COVID-19. The new drone registration and pilot accreditation will require everyone using a… Read More

5 Ways Drones Are Improving Our Lives

Technology is consistently developing and improving the way in which we live our lives. However, it has become increasingly apparent that drones are becoming key in changing the world as we know it. More and more people are beginning to understand the true potential of this incredible form of technology. Read More

10 Ways Drones Are Being Used In The Classroom

A new report from Samsung’s Alternative Careers Guide, released last week, found that 16-to-18-year-olds are no longer interested in traditional jobs such as becoming an accountant, teacher or lawyer, but were more interested in digital roles – with a drone operator being amongst the top ten most popular dream… Read More

Drones & Commercial Roofing Inspections

When inspecting, assessing, and repairing commercial roofing, it can often be difficult to get a full picture of actual conditions and what work needs to be performed. An on-site inspection can be done, however even professionals may not be able to detect small cracks and other problems that have not… Read More

Drone Surveying – Everything You Need To Know

Drones are continually proving to be powerful commercial tools, simultaneously providing adopters with leaps in efficiency and safety, with the surveying and mapping industry being no exception. With their ability to capture data from above, drones have been successfully integrated into surveying workflows to perform land surveys, photogrammetry, 3D mapping,… Read More

Drone Trials To Be Conducted At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Because of the reduced amount of aircraft movements due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and LVNL have announced that it will conduct a trial involving drones with cameras for inspection of taxiways, small buildings and aircraft, as well as drones that transport light goods between different… Read More

Drones To Help Stop Locust Swarms Threatening Food Security

Within recent months, food security concerns have emerged across nations such as Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, as swarms of desert locusts devastate crops. Whilst the same level of damage is not currently being felt in Australia, the threat of infestations extends to this area also, however drone technology… Read More

Drone Imagery Predicts Root Crop Growth

Root crops such as cassava, carrots and potatoes are notoriously good at hiding disease or deficiencies which might affect their growth. Although the leaves may look green and healthy, farmers can face unexpected surprises when they go to harvest their crops. Further to this, this also poses problems for plant… Read More

Drones In Accident Reconstruction

Drones are fast becoming a go-to technology for accident reconstruction, used by law enforcement, insurance companies and lawyers trying to establish blame after a crash. One of the biggest benefits in using a drone for accident reconstruction is that it significantly reduces the amount of time needed to collect a… Read More

Scientists Turn To Drones To Clean Up Plastic Polluted Rivers

Scientists from Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have been working on a massive global pollution survey at sites around the world to better understand the problem so that they can work to find effective solutions. Within Asia, the Mekong River flows through… Read More