Drone Technologies are a Queensland based Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) services company who have been advancing Queensland and Australia by driving employment in the innovative technologies sector since 2013. Specialities include film and advertisement, thermal and RGB asset inspections, mine mapping and volumetric surveys as well as security and surveillance. Our core focus is to ensure the improved safety and efficiency of our clients projects while ensuring that we constantly innovate to ensure our position as industry leaders in the innovative technologies sector. Drone Technologies have continued to adapt with evolving technology and in 2018 were the sole providers of drone security at the Commonwealth Games.
Safety is paramount in our day to day operations. Utilising advanced algorithms our autonomous systems can eliminate the necessity for human risk exposure all together.
Stay a step ahead of your competition in today's technology driven world. We are constantly looking for new ways to push the boundaries of what can be achieved with remote systems.
Whether it's, developing dynamic 3D models of landfill and quarry sites, tailoring agrochemicals distributions or assisting with engineering project management and planning, our team has the tools and manpower to save you time and money.
CASA Certified Australian UAS Operator
As a registered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator, (CASA.UOC.0696) Drone Technologies have demonstrated their commitment to meeting and upholding the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authorities stringent requirements for the safe operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems. All of our RPAS pilots hold current remotely piloted aircraft licences (RePL), are fully insured and bound by the Drone Technologies safe operating procedures.
Advance Queensland Innovation Partner
As of 2015 Drone Technologies are proud recipients of an Advance Queensland Knowledge Transfer Partnership grant. In collaboration with the Australian Research Centre for Aviation Automation, Drone Technologies aims to assist in developing Queensland into a global innovation hub. Our goal is to create jobs and drive expansion in local communities through innovation by investigating and conducting new and innovative applications utilising UAVs across multiple industry sectors.
Our Team Leaders
Bob has extensive experience managing and directing companies both within Australia and internationally. He is a CASA certified RPAS pilot and his background also includes senior management consulting roles with the big 4 management consultancies.
Ben heads up the technical department at Drone Technologies and holds degrees in Mechatronic Engineering and Physics from the University of Queensland. He has a passion for robotics and automation and is a CASA certified RPAS pilot and Chief Controller.
As the former Director of our knowledge based partner ARCAA at QUT, Duncan provides Drone Technologies with a wealth of experience, guidance and industry contacts. Duncan is also on the Board and serves as Treasurer of the Australian Association for Unmanned Systems (AAUS).
As a member of our knowledge based partners QUT, Andrew facilitates the transition between research and industry. Andrew holds a BSc (Physics) and a PGDipSc (Physics) from the University of Queensland, and an MBA (Strategy & Leadership) from QUT.
Leigh is passionate designer and constant seeker of new trends, he holds a degree in graphic design from Griffith University.