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Nelspruit car accident did not involve any drone – CUAASA

Local media has reported that a car accident was allegedly caused by an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV or drone) that crashed into a moving...

Suspected drone collision with aircraft at Rand Airport

A suspected drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), collision has been reported with a light aircraft at Rand Airport and an investigation into the...

Unmanned aircraft association promotes aviation sector collaboration

The Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of Southern Africa (CUAASA) will be more active in collaborating with other aviation sector bodies and organisations, including the...

Onerous regulations have cost the UAV industry R400 million

Delays in licensing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for commercial use have cost the South African industry at least R400 million, industry association...

DroneCon bringing local drone industry together

The who's who of the local drone industry are meeting this week at Vodaworld in Midrand, north of Johannesburg, at the second...

Unmanned aviation can boost GDP and provide work

South Africa's fledgling unmanned aviation sector could find itself well and truly grounded in a morass of regulations even before it demonstrates...

Industry body warns that new UAV regulations will harm South Africa

The Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of South Africa (CUAASA) has warned that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that could deliver services and create...

South African UAV regulations workshop to be held next week

The Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of Southern Africa (CUAASA) will be hosting an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) conference in Centurion next week...

CAA on track to introduce UAV regulations by March 2015

The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) says it is on track with the finalisation of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) regulations, which...


Mapisa-Nqakula continues to use “security” to evade Parliamentary questions

The free flow of information on border protection successes from military provincial tactical headquarters continues unabated in contrast with answers to Parliamentary questions where...