ISO Certifications

Skymax is proud to announce our achievement of ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 certifications. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the world’s most widely recognised and up-to-date standard for management systems and performance. These standards and certifications were selected specifically to validate Skymax’ ability to exceed the health and safety, quality and…

Powered Lift Capability

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia (CASA) has granted Skymax a new CASR Part 101 RPA Operator’s Certificate (ReOC). The addition of this new certificate allows Skymax to perform Powered Lift category operations, in addition to previous Multi-rotor and Aeroplane certifications. Powered lift aircraft have the ability to vary the magnitude and direction of…

Skymax awarded INPEX Contract

A new multi-year services agreement with INPEX will see Territory UAV company SKYMAX​, deliver a wide range of industrial asset inspection and survey services utilising drone technology to the INPEX operated Ichthys LNG onshore facilities. INPEX Onshore Implementation Manager Mark Wilson said the use of drone technology minimises the need for INPEX and its contractors to work at…

Skymax responds to proposed CASA laws

Skymax supports a registration scheme. We agree that the recreational registration fee should be set low to encourage maximum participation and uptake with the program. However, regarding commercial operations, we believe the fee structure proposed is too high. As CASA has acknowledged (PP1816U, page 14) the commercial remotely piloted aircraft sector already pays service fees…

Avalon Airshow 2019

SKYMAX attended the Drone Showcase Expo and Conference held at the Avalon Airshow 2019 held in Melbourne, VIC. This year it attracted professional business users, commercial drone pilots, emergency managers, photographers, film crews, security organisations, mining and resource survey operators along with local government drone operators and recreational pilots. The showcase features a range of…

SKYMAX hits the Box Office!

Check out the first look at Top End Wedding a romantic comedy directed by Wayne Blair staring Logie Award-winning actor Miranda Tapsell, Gwilym Lee and Kerry Fox. SKYMAX worked hard to produce the big aerials in this film with drones flying in a no-fly zone under CASA approval within close proximity to an airport at night-time, low-level high-velocity…

Setting the precedent at airports

SKYMAX were recently awarded a contract for works at Darwin International Airport on behalf of the Northern Territory Government of Australia. We worked extremely hard to get this project across the line with extensive consultations and approvals sought from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia. What made this particular job unique above all…