March 31, 2019

On Friday 15th March, CUAASA and the Department of Economic Development hosted the first of its kind Drone Policy Dialogue at the Innovation Hub in Pretoria.

CUAASA was represented by ExCo members Sean Reitz, Victor Radebe, Kevin Storie, Dean Polley and Nico van Rooyen...

July 12, 2018

CUAASA's official statement on the ABSA drone light show:

"The Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of South Africa, takes note of the current high profile case involving the ABSA Drone Light Show. CUAASA and all its members support responsible and legal drone oper...

Absa put on Africa's first "drone firework" show in partnership with technology giant Intel above Johannesburg on Wednesday night, but it is not clear how it got permission to do so.

Questions have been raised about the event because neither Absa nor Intel seems to have...

February 19, 2018

Drone owners who take to the skies over Kimberley and Bloemfontein during Armed Forces Day celebrations run the risk of being prosecuted.

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) said on Monday that partial airspace restrictions were in force until Thursday.


February 18, 2018

Drone Operations (Current & Short Term)

This first worldwide survey on drone operations will contribute to helping regulators, standards developers and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) understand, through direct industry input, the key drone market drivers. See...

February 5, 2018

Airports Council International Europe Publishes Drone Position Paper

The European Union’s Aviation Strategy has been a major driver of the development of new regulation on the use of drones, since its announcement in December 2015. With the political agreement on the ne...

January 31, 2018

With over 100 000 commercial drones in the U.S. and near half a million globally, the commercial drone industry has emerged and is growing rapidly. But the question is – from a technological as well as a safety and security standpoint – is the world ready to accept the...

January 30, 2018

The Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of Southern Africa (CUAASA), an affiliate of the Commercial Aviation Association of Southern Africa (CAASA), recently hosted its Annual General Meeting and set out a plan of action for 2018.

In his opening remarks, Dean Polle...

January 18, 2018

Little Ripper Life Saver’s Stella drone that drops pods with life-saving devices inside | Photo: Little Ripper Life Saver

Lifeguards testing out new drone technology in Australia have saved two people stranded off the coast of New South Wales state, as spotted by Quartz...

October 27, 2017

BEIJING, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- China's heaviest cargo unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) completed its maiden flight in northwest China's Shaanxi Province Thursday.

The AT200 drone, jointly developed by several research institutes and companies, made a successful 26-minute mai...

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