Posts Tagged: Falcon 8

Our sUAS experience may save your business time and money.

A brief post for anyone considering setting up an aerial photography or survey service using micro/small unmanned aircraft systems. You may be a business owner who is considering setting up a service or a hobbyist that is considering using a hobby to earn money. What ever your scenario is, if you need help,  we may be… 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 »

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 »

Remote Survey Support Service Development Update

Customers may be aware that over the last year AJS have been busy delivering support to our key Equipment Support clients. They might not be aware that we have been equally as busy developing an engineering survey support service. This potential service aims to deliver a range of imagery outputs to a wide range of… Read more »


Whether you are a keen hobbyist or a commercial operator of small unmanned air systems, legally you cannot simply buy a system, build it and fly it where and when you would like. Many systems are certainly not toys and have the potential to present risk to life, health and property. There are rules for… Read more »

April Update – Remote Imagery Survey Service Development

We have been researching and trailing UAS equipments to deliver aerial survey support. When we originally started research there were very limited commercially available VTOL SUAS. We started this challenge back in March 09 with a microdrones GmbH MD4-200 delivered and supported through their sole UK distributor MW Power Ltd. After 7 months of service… Read more »


Many thanks for the update of the Falcon 8 air vehicle option from Stefan Eichhorn of Ascending Technologies GmbH. The Falcon 8 details in the options matrix in the previous posting. Here. For more information on the Falcon 8 contact: Ascending Technologies GmbH Konrad-Zuse-Bogen 4 82152 Krailling, Germany Tel:     +49 (0)89 – 89 55 60 79-10… Read more »


Remote Imagery Support Service (RISS) developement.   Whilst we have been awaiting the return of our batteries, we have been preoccupied generating funds to finance additional or replacement equipment. As a parallel activity we have been looking at some options for future equipment. I am writing this entry in hope that interested parties may feel the urge… Read more »


On 22 Oct 2009 – some current and interested future microdrone operators gathered for a demonstration of the Ascending Technologies Falcon 8 unmanned air vehicle in the Midlands. Unfortunately, although we made initial contact with the company to set up and attend, we had to later cancel. As our Remote Imagery Service development has been… Read more »