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High hopes: the school for professional drone pilots


Drones may be a budding industry, but so is the business of training pilots who want to use them for commercial purposes. Cape Town-based UAV Industries is one school where pilots can earn their legal wings.

Published on EWN.

Everything you need to know about SA’s new ‘drone’ regulations


From 1 July 2016, the Civil Aviation Authority implemented a stringent set of regulations for the use of remotely piloted aircraft systems – or drones, as they’re better known. Watch.

News24 spoke to Braam Botha, the Operations Manager at UAV Industries. Botha and his organisation were instrumental participants in the formulation of the new regulations. Watch the video below for everything you need to know.