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QuestUAV DroneGirls React To Sexist Complaint

    QuestUAV DroneGirls React to "Sexist" Comments     Jo Harris, QuestUAV DroneGirl   Jo Harris, female marketing consultant at QuestUAV wrote an article entitled “Drone Boys vs Drone Girls” on 21 Feb 2017. SuasNews received a complaint following the publishing of the article complaining that the article was “flagrantly sexist, male-centric and benighted”. […]

Drone Boys vs Drone Girls

Drone Boys vs Drone Girls      Kaz Operator During Training, Kazakstan Female QuestUAV Pilots, Philipinnes Pink QuestUAV DATAhawk Heather Ainsworth (left), Carla Taylor (Centre), Jo Harris (Right) by Jo Harris, DroneGirl, QuestUAV The face of the Drone industry is changing. Girl power is taking an increasingly important role in the Drone industry. And not […]

FIXED WING DRONES IMPROVE WORKER SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY AT MINING SITES

Co-Authors Kerstin Traut, Nigel King and Ruairi Hardman A QuestUAV Case Study from Kazakhstan INTRODUCTION Mine operators know that safety precautions are of utmost importance in the daily routine at a mining site. Conventional surveying methods involved considerable effort and resources on the ground. Starting with electronic tachometers and later with ground GPS, surveyors have […]

Terra Drone Corporation and QuestUAV strike up a strategic partnership providing highly accurate large scale surveying services as well as Reseller presence in Japan

Terra Drone Corporation and QuestUAV Strike Up a Strategic Partnership Ruairi Hardman (L) Toru Tokushige (M) & Nigel King (R) In January 2017, Terra Drone Corporation signed a strategic alliance with British fixed-wing drone developer QuestUAV. In the future, Terra Drone will conduct surveying services using QuestUAV's fixed-wing aircraft, sales of the airframe itself and […]

QuestUAV Drones – Reliable and Accurate Tools for Coastal Monitoring

QuestUAV Drones - Reliable and Accurate Tools for Coastal Monitoring   A Case Study on Long-Term Erosion Mapping in Northeast England The Urgency to Measure Coastal Erosion Protecting coasts from erosion is a global mission.In the UK alone, the British Geological Survey states that across England and Wales 113 000 residential properties, 9000 commercial properties […]

AGNAV SHOWCASING THE QUESTUAV DATAHAWK AT THE NAAA CONFERENCE, CALIFORNIA, USA

AgNav Showcasing the QuestUAV DATAhawk at NAAA Conference   AgNav attended the NAAA Conference in Long Beach, California at the end of 2016, in part, to launch its new line of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) outfitted with various kinds of sensors. At this conference, they showed off the UAV line, including the QuestUAV DATAhawk, the […]

HOW A SENSOR GIMBAL IMPROVES EFFICIENCY OF AN AERIAL MAPPING MISSION

QuestUAV Sensor Gimbals Improve Flight Efficiency By More Than 15 Percent INTRODUCTION Demands on fixed wing drones are growing continually. Other than copter drones, fixed wing platforms are generally used to cover large areas (hundreds of hectares) in a short amount of time. Standards on flight endurance and efficient area coverage are growing throughout different […]

DATAhawk spearheads new compact QuestUAV range

QuestUAV launches full production of DATAhawk   DATAhawk is a compact mapping UAV designed specifically for easy-of-use, rapid deployment, high resolution, photogrammetry missions. Fully autonomous with multiple landing options including para landing, the main sensor in the surveying edition takes the incredible 20.1mp Sony QX1 in a gimbaled mount. Including Pix4D Mapper, the system provides […]

QuestUAV Training Team Starts Large-Team International Training with the Q-200 with GGP

One of QuestUAV Ltd’s flight training teams arrived in Indonesia this past weekend, to provide in-country training for GGP (Great Giant Pineapple). Sunday saw the completion of a successful series of test flights with Q-200 AGRI Twin NDVI aircraft. Training began in earnest yesterday and today saw the first flights with the flight teams in-country. […]

QuestUAV Addressing Safety Standards in Urban Environments | QuestUAV News

QuestUAV Addressing Safety Standards in Urban Environments   Introduction Drone mapping is growing at a rapid rate in almost every country in the world. Unfortunately, incidents with drones are also growing at the same time. Just like any other aircraft, drones not only need to be flown in a safe manner but flight operations need […]

Beijing Topcon Business & Trade

We are always looking to expand our range of imaging products, we have a desire to discover products globally that meet our and our customer’s needs” “We were keen to learn about QuestUAV both before and during our UK training, but it was wonderful to find that the quality of staff and equipment was very […]

Texo DSI

"QuestUAV were extremely helpful in training me and ensuring that I had the knowledge of the Q200- PPK platform prior to practical and post processing training thereby increasing the learning speed during the entire training period" "Stu was very good at getting his point across in a calm and precise manner making it easier to […]

Q-200 Launch System V2 Available

Q-200 Launch Line System V2 - Safety and Efficiency Combined. The Q-200 airframe, the workhorse of the QuestUAV fleet now flies with an upgraded launch line system. The system improves upon the original launch line in several ways, bringing more efficient and safer launches to flight crews for every mission. Line Launched UAV The Q-200 […]

Demonstration of High Geospatial Accuracy Achieved by a Fixed Wing UAV | QuestUAV News

Demonstration of High Geospatial Accuracy Achieved by a Fixed Wing UAV 1 (3cm) pixel accuracy across 2 Km grid using a QuestUAV Surveyor Pro UAV High Accuracy Topographic Mapping of Roads, Towns and Village 1 Survey Objectives and Deliverable Items The purpose of this survey was to achieve a high accuracy topographic map and Digital […]

DATAhawk fleet arrives in South Korea for large scale cadastral survey work

New fleet of Q-100 DATAhawks arrives in South Korea Learn About DATAhawkMake An Enquiry A fleet of DATAhawk mapping UAVs have arrived in South Korea, ready to perform mapping duties as part of an ongoing, large-scale cadastral survey mission by government departments. A nationwide effort to create datasets that can be used by government and […]

Pix4D User Workshop in Brisbane

HELImetrex – a QuestUAV Australian partner – is hosting the first Pix4D User Workshop in Brisbane. This is the perfect opportunity to meet face-to-face with HELImetrex experts and develop your knowledge. The course runs on September 7th, 8th and 9th. Course Schedule Day 1 (from 9AM to 5:30PM) Pix4Dmapper Applications From Images to 3D Points […]

Drone Chasers – Mobile Ops

Mobile Operations - The Art of Chase Vehicles For Extended VLOS Missions Whilst autonomous UAVs are incredibly useful for surveying, they are not totally "fire and forget" in operation - you need to have a flight team to manage the mission as the aircraft performs its flight plan. This is generally because of safety and […]

Know Your Gimbals

A gimbal is, simply put, a cradle that allows the object contained within it to rotate about a particular axis (backwards and forwards, or left and right, or side to side - known in technical terms as pitch, roll and yaw). Used for a sensor within an aircraft, a gimbal for any particular axis allows […]

QuestUAV Provide Own PPK Solution For Q-200

QuestUAV Provides Own PPK Solution For Q-200 Surveyor UAV   PPK (Post-Processing Kinematic) provides much higher accuracy in GPS location when stored against images taken in a UAV. Standard GPS signals are accurate to 10's of metres - PPK increases that accuracy to cm-levels. On board the Q-200 UAV, PPK eliminates the need for physical […]

Long Range MicaSense Agronomy Surveys

Long Range MicaSense RedEdge Agronomy Surveys Q-200 and Q-100 Aircraft Are Put Through Their Paces In Agricultural Survey This long range agronomy survey was part of a mission in the English countryside. We regularly fly test and demonstration missions across the UK. A multiple airframe survey demonstration flown for Hummingbird Technologies was no exception. The […]

Congratulations Team GGP for Successfully Completing the QuestUAV Training

After Seven Days Intensive Flight Training The GGP Team Is Ready For Their First Survey Adventure 30,000 Hectares of Tropical Fruits Need To Be Mapped! More Than 25 Takeoffs And Landings After seven days of intensive training, the flight crew at GGP (Great Giant Pinapple) is ready to complete their own flight missions without supervision […]

QuestUAV Images Make UNESCO World Heritage Sites Perceptible For Visually Impaired People | QuestUAV News

QuestUAV Images Make UNESCO World Heritage Sites Perceptible For Visually Impaired People An Image-Based Model of an Amphitheater Amazes Visitors at Ancient Kourion, Cyprus The ancient city-kingdom of Kourion is an impressive archaeological park on the southwestern coast of Cyprus and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Paphos. The park has a pretty […]

QuestUAV Taking Off in Indonesia – GGP Team Successfully Completed First Training Flights

The Crew at GGP Performed Well at Their First Q-200 Agri-Pro Flights After Theory Comes Practice After two days intensive classroom training and lots of new information to take in, the GGP (Great Giant Pineapple) crew was ready to go out and gain the first practical flight experiences. Under supervision of the QuestUAV trainers, Nigel […]

Q-200 AGRI Pro International Training Continues Apace in Indonesia

QuestUAV Training Team Starts Large-Team International Training with the Q-200 with GGP One of QuestUAV Ltd's flight training teams arrived in Indonesia this past weekend, to provide in-country training for GGP (Great Giant Pineapple). Sunday saw the completion of a successful series of test flights with Q-200 AGRI Twin NDVI aircraft. Training began in earnest […]

Learn How the QuestUAV Team Conducts the Annual Overhaul of an Intensively Used Q-200 Agri-Pro

Learn How the QuestUAV Team Conducts the Annual Overhaul of an Intensively Used Q-200 Agri-Pro The Dole crew on the Philippine island of Mindanao is certainly one of the busiest QuestUAV flight crews ever. They continuously fly the fields of the worlds largest pineapple plantation with two of our Q-200 Agri-Pro drones. They acquire aerial […]

QUESTUAV SURVEYS A 4 SQKM ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE IN ONE FLIGHT WITH THE Q-100 DATAHAWK | QuestUAV News

QuestUAV Surveys a 4 sqkm Archaeological Site In One Flight With the Q-100 DATAhawk QuestUAV Team Successfully Flies Paleapaphos in Cyprus - The Birthplace of Aphrodite In the context of the RSCy2016 Fourth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment in Cyprus, the QuestUAV team went to survey the area of Paleapaphos (The […]

Pafos World Heritage Site mapped by QuestUAV team with Q-100 DATAhawk

Pafos World Heritage Site mapped by QuestUAV team with Q-100 DATAhawk QuestUAV team successfully complete narrow-window operational survey. Pafos Archaeological Park saw the modern meet the ancient world when a QuestUAV pilot and commander team used the Q-100 DATAhawk professional mapping drone to successfully complete a narrow-window operational survey. A mere 15 minute flight allowed […]

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