South Africa: Spray Drones Have Arrived, and They’re Glorious

South Africa: Spray Drones Have Arrived, and They’re Glorious

A crop-spraying drone has taken its first legal flight in South Africa – a big breakthrough which could radically transform farming in South Africa, according to Jay Caboz with Business Insider South Africa (SA).

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According to Caboz, after a lengthy process, the DJI drone (the AGRAS MG-1P model) was allowed to fly earlier this month.

The South African Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) granted a licence to Durban-based ROC holder DC Geomatics, who operates the drone. The company proved drones equipped with crop spraying operation specifications are safe to use, passing CAA regulations.

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