News

This page provides news on the RMIT UAS Research Team, information on UAS conferences, and industry activities.


AMAV Competition Announcement

Members of RUASRT have formed the Australian Micro-Air-Vehicles (AMAV) organisation which will organise an annual competition to promote innovations for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The 2016 competition is open to RMIT staff and students … Continue reading

Black Kite Video

RUASRT releases a new promotional video of its Black Kite project. Water resistant, water recoverable, maritime RPA, which was completely designed, and manufactured by RUASRT students and researchers. See the … Continue reading

New Regulations for Remotely Piloted Aircraft

Dr Reece Clothier (RMIT) and Prof Jonathan Roberts (QUT) provide commentary on the recently announced amended CASR Part 101 Regulations. Articles and reposts available at the below links: https://theconversation.com/new-relaxed-drone-regulations-will-help-the-industry-take-off-57201 http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2016/04/new-relaxed-drone-regulations-will-help-the-industry-take-off/

Drone Risks to Aviation

CASA Flight Safety Magazine recently published an article on the potential risk posed by drones to low flying aircraft, featuring expert advice from RUASRT Researcher Dr Reece Clothier. http://www.flightsafetyaustralia.com/2016/03/the-great-un-drone/