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 [...]
Defence Industries Queensland recently produced a video showcasing Queensland's strong innovation sector. Insitu Pacific is proud to form a part of this progressive sector showcasing the capabilities of our great state. Insitu Pacific thanks DIQ for the opportunity to be involved. Check out the video on the DIQ website at: http://www.defenceindustries.qld.gov.au/defence-industries/innovation/capabilities.html
Check us out being featured as part of an Aviation Business article in the July/August edition. Just shy of 10 years ago, a group of researchers, industry and government representatives from Queensland gathered in Brisbane. With ripples of interest emerging around the use of unmanned aircraft for civilian purposes, the group's discussion focused on ways [...]
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 has proudly supported the UAV Outback Challenge since inception - a contest where entrants compete by building their own RPAS system and race to find the lost bushwalker, "Outback Joe." In 2014 the competition drew attention from international news station, BBC. Click through to the BBC site to see the story - http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-30196627
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.