Posts tagged as drones

Gallery: Geomatics Indaba 2015 – UAV Airshow

  South Africa’s first official UAV airshow, the Geomatics Indaba 2015 – UAV Airshow, was a resounding success with over 400 delegates attending the event which was held on 10 August 2015 at the Barnstormers Model Flying Club in Ekurhuleni. Organised by the South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI), the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa […]

First official drone airshow in South Africa

  South Africa’s first official UAV airshow, the Geomatics Indaba 2015 – UAV Airshow, was a resounding success with over 400 delegates attending the event which was held on 10 August 2015 at the Barnstormers Model Flying Club in Ekurhuleni. Organised by the South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI), the Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern […]

Unmanned aerial operators hold AGM

  The Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of South Africa (CUAASA) held its annual general meeting on 9 May 2015 at Lanseria Airport where members discussed the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Regulations, operator certificates, and training institutions. New members to the management committee were also appointed during the meeting. Speakers on the day included CUAASA chairperson Hennie […]

Imminent legalisation of commercial “drone” use boosts UAV airshow

    Even more excitement is being generated by the Geomatics Indaba – UAV Airshow 2015 following the recent announcement by the director of civil aviation, Poppy Khoza, that the minister of transport has signed the South African Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Regulations and that they will be officially published and implementable on 1 […]

Minister signs off on drone regulations

  South Africa’s drone regulations will be officially published and implementable on 1 July 2015. This was announced on 17 May 2015 by the director of civil aviation, Poppy Khoza, who revealed that the minister of transport has signed the RPAS regulations. The news follows months of amendments, refining and incorporating of requests from various […]