Drone designers flying high


A Raglan-based company that has developed and built a range of drones has been catapulted into the forefront of “eye-in-the-sky” technology for agricultural use.

Aeronavics was established in 2008 as a company specialising in the design and construction of airframes, but its role has evolved into that of a developer and builder of a range of aerial robots using combinations of the best components available on the market.

The company entered a drone it had designed and built in the innovation section of the National Fieldays at Mystery Creek last June and won the main prize for the most viable business idea when it pitched its invention to a panel of potential investors.


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