Earlier this month, we were pleased to announce our contract awarded with QGC for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations for infrastructure monitoring and inspection tasks after 18 months of successful trials. ScanEagle is expected to enhance operations at QGC and improve safety by reducing the demand on manned teams and assets. Read the [...]
We've been busy creating success in the commercial sector at home, and around the globe with our parent company Insitu Inc. Check out some of our latest stories: Insitu Conducts Successful Fire Monitoring Demonstration with Unmanned Aircraft in Olympic National Insitu Unmanned Aircraft Conducts Railway Monitoring, Historic First Flight with BNSF Railway Insitu Establishes Commercial [...]
BRISBANE, Australia, 28 September, 2015 – Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it will demonstrate the Insitu Common Open-mission Management Command and Control (ICOMC2) ground control station at Pacific – Australia’s International Maritime Exposition, 6-8 October in Sydney. ICOMC2 is designed for expeditionary use and empowers one operator to manage multiple unmanned [...]
Insitu Pacific and Boeing Research & Technology-Australia are pleased to announce the continued sponsorship of the UAV Challenge for 2015 and 2016. The event is an important one for both organisation's calendars and represents an opportunity to develop the next generation of local aerospace scientists and engineers, while keeping young students engaged in the fields of [...]
QUT unmanned aircraft researchers have made what's believed to be a world-first breakthrough for small unmanned aircraft (UA) under 20kg, developing an automated emergency landing system (AELS) that has enabled the aircraft to land on its own. Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA) Deputy Director, Dr Luis Mejias, said technology had been tested and [...]
Insitu Pacific supported the New South Wales Rural Fire Service by contributing to a part of a ground-breaking documentary that aired on SBS in November last year entitled Bushfires: Inside the Inferno. This documentary explored Australia's devastating history with bushfires and how we fight them. Insitu Pacific's ScanEagle flew over a active firefront at night time, [...]
Insitu Pacific conducts marine mammal monitoring for scientific researchers off the coast of Queensland from Stradbroke Island. ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system was used in partnership with Murdoch University to monitor and record movements and behaviour of marine mammals such as whales and dugongs.