Posts Tagged: MUAV

Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs in 2011

The end of another year at A J S Support Ltd approaches. As with many small businesses in the current climate, 2011 has brought the usual Trials and Tribulations, but we have had our share of Triumphs too. We have emerged better qualified, more experienced and with improved business resilience. Looking back we view 2011… Read more »

Aerial Survey Support – Spring 2011 Update

Spring is here in Wiltshire and so far this year AJS small Unmanned Aviation System (sUAS) commercial pilot has clocked up some 10 flying hours. We admit that the figure does not sound note worthy on the face of it, and certainly may well not be a lot to some sUAS pilots reading this. We… 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 »

Hawkeye meets Helicopter UAV

The Hawkeye technology that we would usually associate with tennis line judging and other sports, is now being used as part of a helicopter UAV auto landing system. The developers of this system Roke Manor, have picked up an award at The Engineer Technology and Innovation Awards 2010 in the Aerospace category. The Hawkeye systems was developed in… 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 »

All sUAS BUYERS BE AWARE

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 »

FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW 2010

On previous years AJS have been unable to attend this event due to essential contracting commitments. So this year we made a special effort. Cooperative clients and ninja diary juggling this year meant we have squeezed in a valuable visit. For us, this trip was about a combination of keeping up to date with developments… Read more »