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Carbonix and Hitachi – Strategic Alliance

Carbonix is working with Hitachi Consulting, providing aerial data capture services to integrate with a fully-autonomous precision farming solution using Hitachi Process Intelligence. The project is codenamed “Eagle’s Nest”.

Carbonix Supports Mining Rehabilitation

New technologies such as drones were in the spotlight at an important mining rehabilitation conference in Newcastle in April 2018. Watch the Channel 9 news report and the Carbonix interview here.

Carbonix on Channel 9

Watch our prime time clip on Channel 9 News, identifying Carbonix as pioneering commercial VTOL drones for industry and defence.

Volanti Development Story – Part 2

As already mentioned, being able to ‘mix and match’ different airframe elements is vital to satisfying different specific mission requirements. The base structural component is what we call the ‘wing-box’ which is effectively the central fuselage and inboard wing-roots including the main carry-through spar.

Volanti Development Story – Part 1

Airframe Development, A Path of Continuous Improvement At Carbonix we are passionate about sharing what we do with those who are similarly fascinated by high performance materials and fluid dynamics. Advancing the state-of-the art is an absorbing process of interrogating nature, testing new ideas, and learning through observation. We know we are not the only […]

Aussie Legend Dick Smith Visits Carbonix

Having heard of our innovations in the air and on the water – two passions dear to his heart – Dick Smith paid a visit to Carbonix this week. In inimitable style, he flew his helicopter in and landed on the green at the North end of Cockatoo Island. He stayed for a lengthy tour […]

Commentary on Drone Regulation Principles

Drone regulation – Thoughts from a Manufacturer The ongoing and nuanced discussion about drone regulation is rightly centered on operators’ responsibilities – addressed through measures such as licensing and restrictions.  Specifically making sure procedures, risk assessments and training are in place as well as provisions specific to the airspace where the mission is to be […]

Bowsprit Images

As our Moth bowsprits gain widespread use, it is interesting to reflect on the development process. Like many projects completed by Carbonix, our approach was to narrowly focus on specific issues and address them gradually with iterated design solutions.  Each step being tested on the racetrack where valuable feedback was gathered to determine the next […]