When submitting your Operations Manual and/or Operating Safety Case to your respective National Aviation Authority (NAA), it is critical that it demonstrates compliance to the NAA Inspector reading and judging your documentation. Our Flight Operations Manager, Callum Holland, shares his tips for integrating SOARIZON into your drone planning processes.
Callum Holland, Flight Operations Manager for SOARIZON takes a look at the new EU drone regulations coming into force across the European Union in January 2021.
The terms Visual Line of Sight (VLOS), Extended Visual Line of Sight (EVLOS) and Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) are used regularly by the drone industry, but what do they mean? And why do you need to know these terms when considering a drone programme?
SOARIZON by Thales and IMGeospatial recently joined forces in an open innovation project to develop a service to aid in the creation of land cadastre with of drone-captured data and AI.
For developers within the SOARIZON team, innovation week is an important and highly anticipated part of the team's calendar. Shubhankar Choubey, Full Stack Engineer at SOARIZON, tells us more about the developers' ways of working, and why innovation week is so valuable for the team.
SOARIZON by Thales, Europe’s leading drone operations and compliance management technology provider and Consortiq, leading UAS consultancy and training provider have joined forces to offer businesses and organisations the very best advice, operational support and training.
What’s all the buzz around drones?
No, I’m not talking about male bees, I am of course talking about Unmanned Aircraft, specifically small, commercialised drones, that everyone keeps talking about!
We are delighted to announce that we have formed a partnership with leading CAA drone training provider, HELIGUY.comTM. The partnership will help to promote the importance of safe drone planning, coupled with high quality training for drone pilots and operators.
When major global events, such as the UN Climate Change Conference, are hosted in a city they can bring tens of thousands of extra people.
While the prestige of such events brings welcomed extra footfall to local businesses, it can cause havoc for commuters, crippling the flow of the city’s road network for those that call the area home
We are thrilled to have teamed up with Moonrock, leading provider of drone insurance, to offer discounted services to drone pilots and operators.
In May 2020, with the world in the grips of the global COVID 19 pandemic, the SOARIZON by Thales team was working in partnership with drone deliveries provider Skyports, on a ground-breaking, first of a kind, medical drone delivery trial.
Last summer, members of the SOARIZON team headed to the top of Wales' highest mountain, Snowdon, to capture data for a 3D modelling project.
Agile working is all about moving quickly, empowering colleagues to make decisions and learning together. Face to face interactions are a huge part of making it work, so how do you stay Agile remotely? SOARIZON's Scrum Master, Brij Soni, shares his top tips.
We are delighted to announce the SOARIZON by Thales, and Thales UK have been selected to support Regulatory Sandbox trials for drone deliveries in non-segregated airspace.
The aim of the trial is to prove the feasibility of transporting urgent medical cargo, such as COVID-19 test kits and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), between remote medical facilities by delivery drone.
We are delighted to to announce the latest in our programme of strategic partnerships with leading Detect and Avoid manufacturer, Iris Automation.
At SOARIZON, we are proud to announce the first in a series of strong strategic partnerships with CG Labs, experts in the capture and processing of data.
Imagine a world where Santa Claus decided to embrace autonomy. He hangs up his boots, pours himself a glass of milk (whisky), and addresses modernisation through the use of drones. So, what would Santa's main challenges be?
SOARIZON recently integrated a new feature provided by our aviation data provider, Snowflake Software.
It is a legal requirement in the UK that drone pilots or operators are registered with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). This reqirement became law on 30th November 2019.
The CAA drone registration service requires those who own or fly a drone in the UK to register and pass an online safety test.
The report’s main focus is to begin to prepare UK airspace for the growing commercial drone industry and allow it to operate safely and effectively, whilst not posing undue risks to other air and ground users
Here at SOARIZON by Thales we’re passionate about emerging technologies and how they can help solve real life problems. One of the most influential recent advances has been the rise of location phenomenon what3words.
As part of our open innovation ethos SOARIZON® by Thales recently worked with Essex Police Drone Unit, alongside Essex Search and Rescue and SkyBound Rescuer to run a simulated rapid response operation utilising drones to locate a vulnerable missing person.
It is often the smallest of technological developments that make the largest impact on society and culture: books, telephones, personal computers. In keeping with homo sapiens need to know and thirst for knowledge, they usually help spread information more quickly.