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Mitie candidates flying high after completing RUSTA theory course

Bristol, UK – 31th June 2016 Mitie, the large national strategic outsourcing and energy services company, has completed the first round of Remote Pilot Certificate Theory training for 11 of its employees with RUSTA. The 11 candidates were predominantly from the Mitie commercial pest control services area and are planning to use drones and UAVs for inspection of nesting birds,…

RUSTA completes training on the Aibot X6

  Bad Arolsen, Germany – 10th June 2016 RUSTA’s partnership with Leica Geosystems sees the RUSTA team taking up the Aibotix flight training program in Bad Arolsen, Germany this week. Leica Geosystems, specialists in capturing, analysing and presenting spatial information, delved into unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology to provide application-specific solutions to their key market segments. With the release of…

New drones for Surrey and Sussex Police

UK – 14th April 2016 The Surrey and Sussex Police have acquired four new state-of-the-art Aeryon SkyRanger drones. The Aeryon SkyRangers will add to the one already purchased by the forces in 2014. Used to support policing operations such as missing person searches, protester responses, airport security and crash scene investigations, the Aeryon SkyRanger is designed to military and government…

New Magazine for Commercial UAV Industry

UK – 29th March 2016 The highly successful UK Drone Show has released its first issue of the #ukdroneshow magazine. The organisers of Europe’s largest gathering of UAV and drone pilots, enthusiasts and professionals have created the magazine to keep the commercial market updated with the latest offerings. The magazine features articles on state-of-the-art technology available, upcoming events and requirements…

RUSTA introduces new Exeter venue

UK – 21st March 2016 RUSTA will now be running a Remote Pilot Certificate course in Exeter. Due to an increase in demand from remote pilot operators wishing to receive their Permission for Aerial Work (PfAW) from the CAA, in order to operate their UAVs in the UK commercially and legally, RUSTA has added an Exeter course to their schedule…