Industrial Drones Changing the Agriculture Industry

Drones are becoming more widely used in agriculture in the Northern Territory than ever before, and as the technology advances, the applications for Unmanned Aircraft use become more ingenious as both the manufacturers and farmers alike come up with new ways to take advantage of this technology. For the farm and agriculture industry, there are so many ways that drones can…
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Drone Training: Should it be Compulsory?

As Drones become more cost-effective, we are starting to see more and more of them buzzing around, being used for everything from travel blogging videos through to professional services such as agriculture, surveillance and more. Drones have certainly improved over the years in terms of technological advances, and using them has become much easier to learn. However, there are a number…
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From Fixed-Wing to VTOL

Drones have become an increasingly popular tool in various industries, and with the growing demand for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), there’s a greater need for qualified and skilled drone pilots. Whether you’re in the agricultural, mining, or construction industry, or you’re looking to become a freelance drone pilot, Unique Aerial Solutions NT is here to help. Our Fixed-Wing to VTOL endorsement course…
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Benefits of a career in Drone Piloting

From the ground, the sky seems endless and infinite. But with the advent of drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the sky is now more accessible than ever before. Drones have revolutionized the way we capture images, inspect infrastructure, and survey land. And with the demand for drone pilots on the rise, it’s time to consider becoming a certified drone pilot.…
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Why Drones Are the Key to More Efficient Aerial Surveying

Have you ever wondered how the world looks from above? With the help of drones, we can now see things from a new perspective, making aerial surveys and inspections faster, more efficient, and more accurate than ever before. From real estate and construction to mining and agriculture, the use of drones in aerial surveying and inspections has become a game-changer, and…
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5 Ways to Build Your Drone Skills

Are you looking to soar into the exciting world of drone piloting? With the increasing popularity of drones, the demand for licensed pilots is rapidly rising. However, to stand out in a competitive job market, you’ll need to build your skills and experience to prove your expertise to potential employers. In this article, we’ll explore five expert tips to help you…
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How Drones Are Revolutionising Infrastructure Maintenance

As the world continues to evolve, the maintenance and management of infrastructure and assets remain crucial. Today, drones have become an integral part of the asset management industry. By harnessing the power of drones, infrastructure and asset management professionals can better survey, inspect, and maintain assets with greater accuracy and efficiency. In this article, we will explore the latest advancements in…
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Which Drone Licence is Right for You?

Are you a drone enthusiast or a professional looking to operate a drone for commercial purposes? If so, you’ll need to obtain a drone licence. In Northern Territory, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) regulates drone flying, and there are different types of licences available for different purposes. Here are the types of drone licences available in the Northern Territory: Recreational…
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How Long Does It Take to Get Your Drone Licence

Over the years, we’ve had the privilege of helping numerous aspiring drone pilots obtain their licences and achieve their goals. Our team of experienced instructors understands the complexities of the licensing process and is committed to providing comprehensive training that prepares students for success. We recognise that obtaining a drone licence can be a daunting and time-consuming process, which is why…
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A Comprehensive Guide to Drones: Superior Choices for Every Budget

Drones, the revolutionary flying machines, have unequivocally transformed the way we capture the world from above. Their rapidly growing presence across various industries isn’t merely a testament to their advanced technology but to their multifaceted utility and unprecedented precision. Let’s embark on a journey to explore the paramount options available in the market, meticulously analyzing their features and making your selection…
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Navigating Drone Training Requirements in Northern Territory

The Roadmap to Responsible Drone Piloting: Regulations and Beyond Understanding CASA Regulations: The Foundation of Drone Operations The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) sets the groundwork for drone operations in Australia. We delve into CASA’s regulations, exploring key aspects such as flight restrictions, altitude limits, no-fly zones, and registration requirements. Whether you’re a recreational or commercial pilot, adherence to these regulations…
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Mastering Drone Maintenance: Your Ultimate Guide to Preserving Aerial Excellence

The Art of Drone Maintenance: Essential Tips and Techniques Battery Care: Powering Your Flights Safely Your drone’s battery is its life force, and proper care is paramount to its performance. We delve into best practices for charging, discharging, and storing your drone’s battery to maximize its lifespan and maintain consistent power delivery during your flights. Discover the dos and don’ts that…
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Harmonizing Technology and Nature: Drones in Environmental Conservation

In the realm of environmental conservation, the marriage of cutting-edge technology and the preservation of our natural world has led to groundbreaking advancements. Drones, with their capacity to soar above terrains, delve into inaccessible areas, and capture detailed data, have emerged as a formidable tool in the hands of conservationists. This insightful guide delves into the symbiotic relationship between drones and…
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Exploring the Best Drones for Every Purpose

Unlocking the Skies: How to Choose the Perfect Drone Selecting the optimal drone requires a meticulous consideration of several crucial factors that contribute to its performance and functionality. These factors include camera quality, flight time, range, GPS capabilities, and obstacle avoidance mechanisms. In this section, we’ll take an in-depth look at each of these elements, ensuring that you make an informed…
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Time to Build an Australian National Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) System

The Association of Certified UAV Operators (ACUO) is calling for the Federal Government to launch a program to design, develop and implement a continent-wide unmanned traffic management (UTM) system as the only viable means of achieving the safe integration of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) – called drones by the general public – into national airspace. The proposed UTM system would…
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QLD Unmanned Systems Strategy Consultation Highlights Need for National Approach

The release of a consultation paper exploring development of a Queensland State unmanned systems industry strategy highlights the need for a corresponding national plan for the rapidly growing sector according to the association of Australian Certified UAV Operators (ACUO). “The Queensland Government initiative launching a comprehensive consultation process on the future of the unmanned air, ground and maritime systems industries is…
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ACUO Applauds the Senate Committee Report on Drones

ACUO applauds the final Report of the Senate Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport, following its Inquiry into Regulatory requirements that impact on the safe use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, Unmanned Aerial Systems and associated systems. “The report demonstrates the Committee gained a thorough understanding of drones and their associated issues,” said Joe Urli, the President of ACUO.
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ACUO and the ATSB join forces to make Australian skies safer

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau and the Australian Certified UAV Operators Inc (ACUO), the peak industry body for unmanned aviation, have joined forces in pursuit of their common goal to improve transport safety as the unmanned sector of aviation continues to grow. ATSB Chief Commissioner, Greg Hood, said the MoU signing shows the commitment of both organisations to work together on…
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Drone Noise: The Regulations are Buzzing…

Introduction In June 2019, the Australian Government Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications, which we will just call “the Department” undertook a review of the Air Navigation (Aircraft Noise) Regulations 2018, which we will call “the Regulations”, to determine the appropriate scope of future noise regulation for drones and other specialised aircraft operations. In August 2021, the Department released a Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) for…
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