The rise of the drones…

When the first legal drone delivery on United States’ soil took place experts hailed it as a ‘Kitty Hawk moment’. This giant leap forward for the commercial drone industry was engineered by a start-up helmed by a 27-year-old Australian. On July 17, 2015,  drones safely ferried 24 packages of pharmaceuticals from Lonesome Pine Airport to … Read more

Droning on: what are the opportunities?

The local unmanned aerial vehicles could be about to consolidate, prompting a shake-up in the sector. Mark Stevens predicts the days of people being able to do a short course, buy an inexpensive drone, then start charging $100 to $600 an hour to shoot stills or videos of landscapes, buildings and events may soon be … Read more