3FB Aerworx are proud to be involved in research that will help the critically endangered Southern Right Whales.
3FB Aerworx utilising our remotely piloted aircraft systems assisted whale research under wildlife permit number: 10008394/AEC 17-006. Flown from shore to collect photo-identification images of individual Southern Right whales at locations between Warrnambool and Portland. Photo-identification images are being used to investigate survival and movement of calves born in western Victoria. Photos of callosity patterns on the mothers and calves are added to the South East Australian Southern Right Whale Photo-Identification Catalogue (SEA SRW PIC) contributing to an ongoing, national study on population growth and distribution of Southern Right Whales across Australia and New Zealand.
3FB Aerworx would like to remind everyone that without a permit, in accordance with the Wildlife (Marine Mammals) Regulations 2009, RPAS or ‘drones’ are required to keep a distance of at least 500m above and 500m horizontally from a whale.
Helping our clients meet their Work Health and Safety duty of care requirements: 3FB Aerworx has become the first UAV company in Australia to hold the Cm3 Prequalification.
Cm3 prequalification consists of checking we have all the right insurances as well as a comprehensive assessment of our safety systems to ensure that you are getting the best.Cm3 is Australia’s leading OHS/WHS Contractor Prequalification system. Cm3 has been developed so that our Clients can be confident contractors they engage have OHS/WHS systems and processes for working safely. Cm3 qualified OHS/WHS specialists have assessed our health and safety management systems and capabilities - giving you a detailed understanding of our work health and safety capabilities before we start work and supporting your overall contractor management process.
This assessment is completed by OHS/WHS specialists from GreencapNAA - one of Australia's leading specialists in health and safety risk management.
|Recently, Justin Welander had his entry to this years New York City, Drone Film Festival excepted and then out of the hundreds of submissions it was short listed, his footage is included in the above clip to promote next years festival. Justin is our Chief Controller and shares his amazing skills and experience with all of our controllers to give the best results possible to our clients. Well done Justin|
Helping our clients promote their projects and services.
Some of our recent work been put to good use, putting pictures to the articles been written to update people on the progress of this large Green Energy Project. In addition to our aerial services, 3FB Aerworx can provide ground based video and photography and well as full production and post production services to compliement our aerial capacity.
3FB Aerworx Chief Controller is heading to Hawaii later this week to take part in the
"Drone Racing Scouting Safari".
Five of the best Drone Racers from around the world are spending a week on the various Islands as part of Rotorsports - Road to the 2016 World Drone Racing Championships.
As the title suggests the guys are scouting the Islands for the best location for next years World Championship race which will see drone racers from all over the world compete for the title of world champion in September next year. Stay tuned for more updates on this and our other activities in coming weeks.
In this interview on CNN you will see footage of our Chief Controller in action and action aerial views captured by the the 3FB Aerworx Team.
Our "Chief Controller" Justin Welander racing his QAV250 around with other 3FB Staff providing some aerial filming. Its good to see our team out enhancing their skills and enjoying UAV's on their days off. Aerial footage was captured by one of the 3FB Aerworx crews taking the opportunity to get a different perspective on the days action.