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THE NEED FOR SPEED

Rob Eldridge pieced together this new video showreel to demonstrate his team’s skills in capturing fast-moving action sequences. Based in New South Wales, Rob, Mel and Tom specialise in professional aerial photography and aerial video. Rob loves flying the DJI inspire with a second operator controlling the gimbal and camera. It is capable of capturing 4k HD video and still images smultaneously. The team also fly the larger S1000 platform – a 1000mm octocopter that lifts Canon 5D Mark III that produces cinema-quality images. View the full video on You Tube here.

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Unmanned Aircraft and Privacy

Uaviation was interviewed by CHANNEL 9 News about privacy and drones. The interview followed the accidental filming by a real-estate drone of an adjacent property owner sunbathing. Our Chief Controller – Nigel Brown outlined the regulation and laws that govern both private and commercial use of drones

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MORE NEWS ABOUT THE NEWS

Rove McManus and CHANNEL 10’s ‘The Project’ team were supported by Jorden Bethune flying a DJI Phantom. The article was about the proliferation of drones being used by amateurs to capture bird’s-eye video. The objective was to demonstrate the capabilities of a simple $1000 drone.

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UAVIATION BECOMES A MEMBER OF AUSTRALIA’S PEAK BODY FOR UNMANNED AIRCRAFT – ACUO

We are proud to announce our inclusion as members of Australia’s peak body for unmanned aircraft. Managing Director Mr Nigel Brown said; ” We are honoured to join ACUO and look forward to actively participating with this peak body.” The ACUO is taking a leading position in representing the interests of certified commercial operators in regulation. The primary objectives of the organisation are to: Continually improve the standards of unmanned aviation for commercial purposes whilst promoting and maintaining a sound regulatory framework in which to do so Foster, encourage and continually improve the safe and responsible flight activities of commercial …

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AUSTRALIA MOVES ON COMMERCIAL UAV PRIVACY LEGISLATION

Australia has an opportunity to create a world leading privacy regime for the effective management of unmanned aircraft flown for commercial purposes according to the Australian Certified UAV Operators Association (ACUO), the main national body for the emerging industry. An ACUO submission last Friday to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs outlines a proposed four tier architecture for the development of effective privacy controls that protect individual human rights while still facilitating industry growth. The ACUO submission was well received by the ministers. The proposed approach would see Australia’s existing Privacy Act and other …

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