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  • CASA UAS Airworthiness Framework

    CoaX News Industry News18/08/2016

    CASA has published a discussion paper for AUS Airworthiness. The points of discussion were quite wide ranging and will have an impact of many sectors of the UAS industry. We have tried to place a focus on elements that may…

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  • Great Interest at AHIA

    CoaX News Industry News01/06/2016

    The smallest player on the field was our 20′ single place Experimental helicopter. But we received a great deal of interest. Here are a couple of shoots at the venue in Maroochydore during RotorTech 2016.

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  • The Race to AHIA

    CoaX News Industry News26/05/2016

    CoaX Helicopters was invited to display and present at RotorTech 2016 courtesy of the Australian Helicopter Industry Association , AHIA. We had allow a month to manufacture the H37 engine mounts, configure and fit the MoTec and G3X displays, build…

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  • Fitting the H37

    CoaX News Industry News14/05/2016

    Out of the box. The configuration of the original Porsche engine made it a relatively straight forward process to remove.    The next challenge was to design and install the engine mounts. Then finally fit the H37  

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  • Hirth H37 Arrives

    CoaX News05/05/2016

    After an extended period of evaluation and numerous delivery delays our new Hirth H37 engine has arrived. Hirth have produced two stroke engines for over 100 years and we are very confident with the expected results. They are now a…

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  • MoTec C187 Selected

    CoaX News Industry News26/04/2016

    CoaX helicopters has been working on development of a suitable rotor and engine RPM display. After considerable research with our own internal design we found a much more suitable option. The MoTec C187 was designed for high performance racing cars…

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  • SolidWorks, Works

    CoaX News29/03/2016

    Franco Fornasari is in charge of the SolidWorks Creation Project. His work is of an exceptionally high quality and will greatly enhance our capability to integrate with our autopilot provider, perform engineering test in a virtual environment, look at alternate…

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  • SolidWorks Continuation

    CoaX News29/02/2016

    Almost all transmission and gearbox components have been completed. Next comes the assembly of these components and then the virtual construction of the entire CoaX manned 20’ aircraft.

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  • Engineering Project Manager

    CoaX News Industry News29/11/2015

    Dedicated Engineering Skills now available Jim Azar has raised his hand to become the manager of Engineering Projects. Jim has quite a lot of both engineering and IT skills. This combination will help CoaX move forward with a far wider…

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  • RotorTech 2014

    Industry News29/06/2015

    Peter Batten recently presented an update on progress at CoaX Helicopters and discussion regarding RPA (UAS) and Optionally Piloted Helicopters during RotorTech 2014 Maroochydore – Here we come Rob Rich, secretary of the Australian Helicopter Industries Association AHIA, approached to…

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  • Coax Web Site Success

    CoaX News29/05/2015

    CoaX Web Site a Success with over 3000 Hits in the First Month New industry news and information continues to drive interest in the CoaX Helicopters web site. Relevant Manned and Unmanned Helicopter news is added to the site as…

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  • Grape Vine Anti Frost Management by CoaX UAS

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    New Zealand is a major producer and exporter of grape vine products. Weather conditions in winter can sometimes cause devastating crop loss due to frost. To mitigate the effect of the low altitude inversion layers trapping cold air which then…

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  • Bush Fire Management with CoaX UAS

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    The recent devastating fires in Victoria have once again highlighted the destructive force of nature if left unchecked. CoaX Helicopters has been approached to investigate providing incendiary dispensing capability from the CoaX UAS as an unmanned system. It is often…

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  • SBS World News Promotes UAS Debate

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    SBS News has aired a Channel 4 news article on the pros and cons of Civilian UAS. It will be vital that the UAS industry regulations are constructed in a way that UAS operations are safe and compatible with current…

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  • UAS Accident and Incident Reporting Regulations

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    Unmanned Regulations Comminity Involvement Accident and Incident Reporting is crucial for the Safe Skies learning culture prevalent in Manned Aviation. It will be vital that a similar non punitive culture is developed in the Unmanned Aviation industry. The best way…

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  • Heli and UV Pacific Conference 2012

    Industry News

    AUVS-Australia is pleased to announce that it will be partnering with Shepard Media in hosting the Unmanned Vehicles Pacific Conference and Exhibition. The conference, which is now in its fifth year, will be held on the 23rd-24th of May 2012…

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  • CSG Hazard for Manned Aerial Agriculture

    Industry News

    Increased concerns by Aerial Agriculture pilots in regard to the hazardous nature of their job provides more reasons for CoaX to continue work building an unmanned helicopter suitable for Agricultural work. Website Rural pilots air CSG safety fears

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  • Land Mine Detection and removal by Helicopter

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    At least 5000 people are maimed or killed annually by land mines left behind after armed conflict. Estimates indicate in excess of 500 years would be needed to clear all of the affected areas using existing technologies. There are at…

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  • How Smart is Your RPV?

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    UAV Control – A Mathematical Problem Follow the TED link below to see this amazing demonstration. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology,…

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  • We don’t need Cowboys!

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    An article by Gary Mortimer of sUAS News demonstrates graphically how unregulated and unprofessional operations of UAS can create a threat to others. The UAS industry cannot afford to have cowboy operators placing UAS operations in jeopardy through poorly managed…

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  • UAS Trumpets Elephant Jungle Warfare

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    If ever there was a bloke you want in your corner, it’s Damien Mander. Liam Bartlett first met this former Australian commando in 2010. Back then, he’d taken up the battle to save Africa’s mighty black rhino from poachers. Now…

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  • The ABC Reviews Pilotless Aerial Drones

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    Listen to commentary from John McCormick – CASA, Jonathan Roberts – CSIRO, Andrew Duggan – Insitu Pacific and others Australian Broadcasting Corporation Broadcast: 08/10/2012 Reporter: Peter McCutcheon Copyright Australian Broadcasting Corporation The ABC examines the ongoing application of UAS and…

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  • Eyes In The Sky – Prue Adams

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    Prue Adams has been delving into this brave new world and brings you the latest on Remotely Piloted Vehicles. Precision Agriculture is in its infancy but is a rapidly developing market. In comparison to the RMax helicopter described by Prue,…

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  • 17′ Back in the Air

    News13/05/2015

    Garmin G3X flies with CoaX. CoaX embarks on High Tech Program Although our naked Recreational 17′ helicopter looks almost skeletal on first view, we are packing it full of High Tech equipment. The Garmin G3X takes pride of place as…

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  • Unmanned Aircraft System Operations Industry – Code of Conduct

    Industry News29/03/2015

    Unmanned Aircraft raise very real concerns in the minds of the public. AUVSI has offered a pathway to improving public confidence in the application of Unmanned Aircraft operations by producing a Code of Conduct. The code is built on three…

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  • Avalon Airshow 2015

    CoaX News05/02/2015

    CoaX Helicopters will be attending the Avalon Airshow in 2015! CoaX Helicopters will be attending the Avalon Airshow in 2015! The Avalon Heli-Park will be Rotor Central for everything helicopter. CoaX Helicopters has been given a prime position in the…

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  • CoaX Heli Shoes

    CoaX News03/02/2015

    Mag has become our first Coax Helicopters international Ambassador at Large. He has a personal fascination for the CoaX concept and has offered to provide a pair of hand painted “CoaX Chucks” as part of our Avalon adventure. These shoes…

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  • Avalon Airshow 2015

    Event12/01/2015

    CoaX Helicopters will be attending the Avalon Airshow in 2015! The Avalon Heli-Park will be Rotor Central for everything helicopter. CoaX Helicopters has been given a prime position in the Heli-Park. Come and be amazed at what CoaX is developing….

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  • New Director at CoaX

    CoaX News29/05/2014

    CoaX Helicopters is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Company Director. John Stewart is currently a qualified Audit Pilot with a major international airline flying in command of Airbus A330 aircraft. With over 35 years aviation his experience…

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  • AUVSA forum in Brisbane

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    This system can interpret a simple reflected laser beam randomly sweeping through the environment and build a three dimensional representation of the space it is moving in. This type of technology will be integral to the safe deployment of CoaX…

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  • Notice for Proposed Rule Making for CASR PART 101

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    Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems – Changes to Rules CASR Part 101 Respond to CASA by 16 June 2014 CASA has made notification for Proposed Rule Making for CASR PART 101 Advisory Circular 101, remotely piloted aircraft systems rules will affect…

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  • Risk Analysis

    Industry News29/05/2013

    The requirements align with ISO standard 31,000. It will be mandatory for CoaX to draft Risk profiles for the business, the CoaX UAS system as well as the operational deployment and day to day use of CoaX UAS.

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  • CASA UAS Time Line

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    Many discussions have occurred between Peter Batten from CoaX Helicopters and CASA UAS Specialist, Phil Presgrave. These discussions, along with a common goal as defined by the Director of CASA, John McCormick, have resulted in a CASA Road Map which…

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  • Avalon 2013

    CoaX News02/02/2013

    Amongst others, Peter had one on one discussions with CASA CEO John McCormick, Head of Future Airspace Jim Coyne, Head of CASA UAS Phil Presgrave and David Johnston Shadow Minister for Defence.

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  • The Experts Are Gathering – Avalon 2013 AUVS-Australia Conference

    CoaX News29/01/2013

    From the 24th to the 25th the Conference will be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre with the final day (26th) held on-site at the Avalon Air Show. This conference will focus on Aviation & Aerospace applications both…

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  • Flight Safety Australia – Unmanned Aircraft

    Industry News29/07/2012

    Unmanned Aircraft is the lead article in the July – August 2012 edition of Flight Safety Australia. Flight Safety Australia, in light of the recent media buzz on UAVs, looks at what is arguably one of the fastest growing sectors…

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  • CoaX 20 foot rotor system arrives

    CoaX News29/05/2012

    We are pleased to announce that we have just landed in Australia the final element to complete our range of coaxial helicopter platforms; the 20 foot CoaX rotor system. This is an extremely important development for us, as the new…

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