Aeronavics in the media. We’ve been really fortunate to have many wonderful people write, report and talk about us. Here are some of the items we’ve featured in… and there is plenty more to come.

Drone company touches down in Timaru

An industrial aerial robotics company that has shifted from Hamilton to Timaru intends to start manufacturing farm drones in 2022.

“The plan is we will grow, developing a few projects to big volumes linked to agriculture and pest control,” Aeronavics operations manager Colin Roycroft said.

The company has shifted […]

2021-11-25T02:25:27+13:00November 25th, 2021|Media|

Aeronavics drones set to land in South Canterbury

Drones will be flying out of a new Timaru factory starting October 2021.

Aeronavics, a Hamilton industrial aerial robotics company whose clients include the US Navy, is relocating its manufacturing operation from Hamilton to 26 Kennels Rd, Washdyke.

“We’ve run out of space […]

2021-11-25T02:23:54+13:00November 2nd, 2021|Media|

Aeronavics joins the NZ Airspace Programme

Aeronavics is the fourth partner to join the Airspace Integration Trials Programme, which will enable the delivery of dedicated and controlled developmental testing, and evaluation of emerging advanced aviation technologies. Safe operations under BVLOS rules are a key barrier to the wide-scale adoption of drone technology here and overseas.

Read more: Benefits automated drone technology […]

2022-05-24T15:44:59+12:00May 21st, 2021|Media|

Drones for pest control

Aeronavics, a New Zealand-based company, is operating on a prototype that they trust could change the way the small pacific nation deals with pests.

Aeronavics specializes in developing high-end drones for the industrial sector and newly employed their expertise to assist in safeguarding endangered rhinos from poachers in South Africa.

Read more: Searching for pests with […]

2021-10-21T04:52:41+13:00October 21st, 2019|Media|

Drone taxis in your city – how NZ could lead the world

Drones could soon be ferrying commuters around New Zealand skies and performing a bigger range of tasks too dangerous for humans. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are potentially worth $7.9 billion to the country’s economy.

Read more: The drone effect is coming to New Zealand –

2021-10-21T04:53:52+13:00June 21st, 2019|Media|

How a NZ company is fighting against rhino poachers

When Aeronavics was approached by a fellow New Zealander to help a non-profit organisation halfway across the world, it could only say yes, especially when it meant saving rhinos from poachers.

Read more: Rhinos are being protected from the sky thanks to a NZ company

2021-10-21T04:54:38+13:00September 28th, 2018|Media|

Aerial mastery in a young industry

In a relatively young industry still finding its feet, a New Zealand-based drone manufacturer is already flying high worldwide.

At the time “multi-rotor” technology had just emerged; explored by a small group of enthusiasts scattered around the world and connected through forums. Initial attempts creating airframe structures and trying different motors and propeller combinations soon evolved […]

2021-10-21T04:57:36+13:00November 21st, 2015|Media|
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