archive-title All posts by Louise Jupp

All posts by Louise Jupp

UNIVERSITY OF THE THIRD AGE, EAST LONDON

Louise Jupp was invited to give a presentation to the University of the Third Age (www.u3ael.co.za) on drones on 13 September at the East London (St Andrews) Croquet Club.  Her presentation, ‘The Drone Revolution’ included the history of drones, the types of drones and their uses, the laws on their […]

Annual Mini Seminar, Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA), Border Branch, East London

Terreco Aviation has been invited to participate in IMESA’s Annual Mini Seminar on ‘Engineering at Work’, to be held on 11 October 2018 in East London (www.imesa.org.za).   We will be giving a presentation in the afternoon on the value of drones for municipal engineering application.  Our presentation will cover the […]

Daily Dispatch

Louise Jupp was featured in the Daily Dispatch (East London) on 2 August 2018 in connection with the publication of her book, ‘Precision Farming from Above’.   

Drones African Summit 2017: Take-aways from Day 2

We had a full day with nine presentations today. Topics covered were diverse and ranged from: using drones for forensic purposes for traffic accidents; discussing why more women should be in the drone industry; applying drones to humanitarian and disaster management in Malawi; using drones for construction  management in Ghana; […]

Drones African Summit 2017: Take-aways from Day 1

The first morning sessions were largely focussed on safety and the governing regulations for commercial drone use.  The presentation by Mr Msithini of the South African CAA was particularly interesting and helpful.  It was acknowledged there have been challenges both within the CAA and due to the rapid expansion of […]

Africa’s first air corridor to test the use of drones

Central Malawi, Kasungu Aerodrome, has begun testing an “Arial corridor” that would aid in the delivery of supplies, scouting in times of crisis and boosting internet connectivity. The project, lead by UNICEF, will run until 2018. UNICEF is working with local and international governments and the private sector on this ambitious […]

Defibrillator drones – life saving devices

It almost seems sci-fi, but these drones exist and are being tested in Sweden. This life saving approach to emergency health care is showing positive results in testing. A simulated study found that drones carrying a defibrillator, which could be used by a member of the public, arrived 16 minutes […]

Border Aviation Airfest

Terreco Aviation was on display at the Border Aviation Airfest again on 27 and 28 May 2017.  We had a stand opposite the South African Air Force who were one of the highlights of the Airfest this year.  Their Silver Falcons display team performed several times and we were in […]

Passenger Drones soon to be seen in Dubai

Passenger Drone announced in Dubai A passenger drone unveiled at the CES Tech fair in 2016, the eHang 184, will begin “regular operations” from July in Dubai. The city’s Roads and Transport Agency has announced this at the World Government Summit. The craft is “auto-piloted” by a command center and […]