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Africa Becoming a Hotbed of Civil Drone Operations

While drones have become ubiquitous around the globe, Africa in particular has embraced the technology for its utility in supporting aid and business operations. Aid agencies now use UAVs to deliver emergency medical supplies in various African countries while cargo operators deploy them to supply equipment for oil-and-gas companies engaged in exploration projects in remote areas. “Africa is leading the way in exploiting and implementing the use of drones,” International Air Transport Association (IATA) head of cargo transportation Celine Hourcade told AIN. Aid agencies use UAVs to deliver medical equipment,…

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Drones in Africa – Chatting with Scout Aerial Media and Surveying

Scout Aerial Media and Surveying are taking their business and drones in Africa and Australia Scout Aerial Media and Surveying is an Australian-owned and operated organisation specialising in Remote Sensing. Servicing the Australian and African Markets, flying cutting-edge Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) that offer an uncontested perspective in aerial data capture and analysis.  Drones in Africa are being used for mining, anti-poaching activities, and agriculture. If you missed our series on anti-poaching efforts in Tanzania you should review Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Q. Could you tell…

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