RPAS

Making UAV and Drone based services safer to other airspace users by Purple Turtle aviation UAV drone services.

Uav Drone Services by Purple Turtle Airspace map

With the rise of drones the biggest challenge that has emerged is how to secure the airspace drones share with aircraft, helicopters and airlines.
Since the dawn of aviation airspace has been segregated for safety and has worked pretty well over the history of aviation with controlled airspace as well as uncontrolled airspace where pilots talk to each other on Airband radios to control themselves and maintains operation from each other visually to ensure maximum airspace safety. Testament to this is the low percentage of air to air collisions globally, but they do happen.

Blue Vigil Tethered drone system for UAV Drone services and RPAS in South Africa

Blue Vigil Purple Turtle UAV and Drone RPAS services tethered Drone systems

6 June 2017, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Purple Turtle Aviation is proud to announce our partnership with Blue Vigil USA bringing Tethered Drone/UAV/RPAS technologies to Southern Africa.As all drone and UAV pilots know the most annoying and limiting factor is battery life, just when you start to get the pictures/data you need its time to come in for a battery change.

1st UAV Drone ADSB Mode S Transponder "S Codes" in South Africa issued to Purple Turtle Aviation UAV and Drone Services

With the Global explosion of drones and UAV's comes the very real concern for the safety of "real" aircraft and airspace security. After all the new small drones are playing in the big boys airspace and are really guests in it. So how do you fly a drone as a guest in the airspace, prevent incidents and increase safety all around. This was the very question Purple Turtle UAV Drone Services asked ourselves as we move into the RPAS ROC operational field in Southern Africa.

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