Posts Tagged: Alan Stevens

Never go shopping without a list!

In our small area within the world of equipment and support, we meet many interesting individuals and teams. All are enthusiastically involved in technology, equipment and capability delivery for many applications. These teams are procuring systems selected based on a wide variety of reasons, often including: brand preference, politics, trends and even the level of technology packed… Read more »

Aerial Survey Mapping Service

During A J S service developement for the Remote Survey Support Service, we have been proving our ability to use our Aerial Platform for aerial mapping of large areas of land. This skill has many applications. There is of course an established range of free worldwide earth mapping and viewing services eg Google Earth. These are… Read more »

Onwards and Upwards into 2011

2010 was another successful year for A J S Support Limited. Throughout the year we have continued to build on our previous years success, delivering on large Business and Equipment Support Services contracts. We have also begun to recover from our initial slow progress with the planned Survey Support Service. Business and Equipment Support –… Read more »

sUAS pilot reaches 50 hours flying hours

In March this year we reassessed our approach and the support equipment for our potential Remote Survey Support Service (R3S). The result was a change from a microdrones quad rotor system, to a more conventional rotary winged system based on a radio controlled airframe with an integrated auto stabilisation and control system (Carvec Kestrel 1000 ES)…. Read more »

Performance in Fog and Frost

Remote Survey Support Service Development Update We are making the most of the wintery conditions to test and monitor our aerial delivery platform performance. This week we were operating within line of site and at a reasonably low level (50 feet) in short flights to monitor ice build up and the effect on controls and performance. Very useful trials our knowledge… Read more »

Thales UAV achieves 30,000 hours.

The British Army’s Hermes 450 (H450) unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) supplied by Thales UK under an Urgent Operational Requirement contract have achieved the outstanding milestone of providing over 30,000 hours of support to UK forces on current operations in Afghanistan. An achievement that demonstrates that the technology of small and UAS can deliver a reliable capability in… Read more »

Remote Survey Support Service Canon EOS 550D Video and Stills trials

Remote Survey Support Service Development Update Still catching up on blogging our progress – As part of our more advanced service development we have been taking the opportunity to fly on as many sites as possible, with various service scenarios and conditions. One of the first of these was having the pleasure to fly over a’Beckett’s… Read more »