Corona Virus Side Effects – A Springboard for Innovation?

In such difficult uncertain times it’s hard to plan the next few days, let alone the next few months. When reports about a new virus emanating from China trickled through in December 2019 very few of us would have envisaged the situation we find ourselves in today. As I write this I am working from… Read more…

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RUSTA’s Guide to CAP1763

CAP1763 fundamentally changes the way drones can operate inside controlled airspace. The rules are both more restrictive and also potentially more permissive. This guide will help you understand the changes as they affect your Operations Manual.

RUSTA Launches Exclusive Alumni membership package

Rusta’s ‘Alumni’ membership will be available from midday today and will offer exclusive benefits and discounts across a whole range of drone training services. The benefits of the Alumni include ongoing support with Operations manuals, networking events, discounts on products & services.

Confused by the new regulations? Here’s the clarification!

You have probably heard about the changes to drone regulation coming at the end of July. This article is designed to help you understand the changes to the regulations so that you can amend your operations manuals (and operations) to be compliant.

Mitie candidates flying high after completing RUSTA theory course

Bristol, UK – 31th June 2016 Mitie, the large national strategic outsourcing and energy services company, has completed the first round of Remote Pilot Certificate Theory training for 11 of its employees with RUSTA. The 11 candidates were predominantly from the Mitie commercial pest control services area and are planning to use drones and UAVs… Read more…

New venue announced for RUSTA in the northwest

Bristol, UK – 30th June 2016 Due to an increasing demand from customers, RUSTA will now offer a course in the popular city of Chester. The Chester Remote Pilot Certificate SUAS (RPCS) course will allow candidates located in the Liverpool, Manchester and North Wales area to attend the RUSTA UAV ground school course and be… Read more…

RUSTA completes training on the Aibot X6

  Bad Arolsen, Germany – 10th June 2016 RUSTA’s partnership with Leica Geosystems sees the RUSTA team taking up the Aibotix flight training program in Bad Arolsen, Germany this week. Leica Geosystems, specialists in capturing, analysing and presenting spatial information, delved into unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology to provide application-specific solutions to their key market… Read more…

UAVs: Use in Emergency Services

UK – 5th May 2016 The benefits of using UAVs (or drones) for Law Enforcement, First Response & Search and Rescue (SAR) missions is quite simple; a fast, efficient and cost effective solution that provides real-time information. From providing a birds-eye view of an area during a Search and Rescue mission, to manoeuvring into tight… Read more…

New drones for Surrey and Sussex Police

UK – 14th April 2016 The Surrey and Sussex Police have acquired four new state-of-the-art Aeryon SkyRanger drones. The Aeryon SkyRangers will add to the one already purchased by the forces in 2014. Used to support policing operations such as missing person searches, protester responses, airport security and crash scene investigations, the Aeryon SkyRanger is… Read more…

New Magazine for Commercial UAV Industry

UK – 29th March 2016 The highly successful UK Drone Show has released its first issue of the #ukdroneshow magazine. The organisers of Europe’s largest gathering of UAV and drone pilots, enthusiasts and professionals have created the magazine to keep the commercial market updated with the latest offerings. The magazine features articles on state-of-the-art technology… Read more…