Written by Kristy Wright

New Zealand Innovation Awards 2013

We proudly announce that Aeronavics is nominated as a finalist for the New Zealand Innovators Awards 2013 in two categories: Design and Engineering and Excellence in Research. According to the organizers: “this is a great achievement as the quality of entry was outstanding and entry numbers have increased by over 20 % on last year.”

The event is being held on the 17th of October, we’ll let you know how we went.

Written by Kristy Wright

SkyJib 6 Flown At -17C By Meta4Film

The North of Sweden is an open playground for filmmakers and cinematographers and Film Company Meta4Film has been up shooting for their up and coming film “The Visit”, using our SkyJib 6. The crew flew in temperatures as low as -17C to capture the best views of the breath taking landscape.

A preview of Meta4Film’s “The Visit” is available on their Facebook and Vimeo accounts as well as “The Making Of” videos, found here, that feature our SkyJib 6.

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Written by Kristy Wright

Animal Planet

Aeronavics recently delivered identical twin SkyJib X4 Titanium’s for a program to be aired on the Animal Planet network. The two craft were custom built in the newly opened Aeronavics RTF (Ready To Fly) factory facility in New Zealand. Featuring state of the art components; these two field machines complete with custom transport cases are destined to go into some wild places on earth to help seek out and stop illegal poaching activities.


Aeronavics was approached by the programs host, a long time activist against illegal operations around the globe including illegal whaling, because of its well known professional craft, service and reputation.

Animal Planet

Written by Kristy Wright

SkyJib 8 Flown at Monaco Grand Prix by BATCAM

Aeronavics Skyjib flies over the Monaco Grand Prix to broadcast for a major sports network. The recent introduction of the Titanium series from Aeronavics, provides the highest quality airframe structure on the globe, several networks are now using our craft for sporting events and live broadcast applications. With a solid emphasis and focus on safety, Aeronavics is helping to ensure that the potential for the “Aerial Robotics” industry is maximized.



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