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Travelling by air in 2021 – Beware new IATA rules now effective 1 January 2021

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Travelling by air in 2021 – Beware new IATA rules now effective 1 January 2021 (Source: Rotorcraft Asia-Pacific e-News December Report 2020. Please contact the Editor, Rob Rich to be placed on their email list: robsrich@bigpond.com) (The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.​​) Visit the IATA document - Passengers travelling with Lithium batteries document here. The rotorcraft industry is constantly responding to global disasters which result in rapid deployment of aerial resources at...

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Drone Spraying Field Day “Flies ahead” despite rain

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While rain forced a move to a dryer, inside venue, a drone spraying field day at Lismore, NSW still went ahead.

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Drone Spraying in Victoria

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Drone Spraying in Victoria
We've been waiting on Victoria to open up drone spraying to UAV's other than the Yamaha RMAX for quite some time. Finally we have some good news.

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DJI Agriculture Drones - Field Day - Friday 11th December at Lismore

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DJI Agriculture Drones - Field Day - Friday 11th December at Lismore

Join Skytech Solutions and Fly the Farm as they host a DJI Agras T16 Field Day at Lismore in Northern NSW. Scott Fisher from Skytech Solutions will demonstrate various agriculture drones, including the DJI Agras T16, DJI Phantom 4 RTK and DJI Phantom 4 Multispectral along with the processes surrounding creating spray maps in DJI Terra. Meg Kummerow from Fly the Farm will run through the regulations surrounding the use of spray drones. Several drones will be on display at the field day, including the DJI Agras T16, DJI Agras MG-1P, DJI Phantom 4 Multispectral along with the DJI Phantom...

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Six things you need to know before you go drone spraying

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These days you can’t get a much bigger, commercially available drone than the DJI Agras T16 spray drone. This has become one very popular drone over the last 6 months in Australia. I get numerous enquiries each week from people wanting to know how much it costs. But cost is only a small part of bringing a spray drone on to your farm or your business. There are a number of other considerations that you must take into account when looking at spray drones.

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