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TAFE Talks 2019

Dear Alan

Our team would like to thank you for volunteering your valuable time to be one of our speakers for the TAFE Talks event which was held on 6 June 2019 at North Metropolitan TAFE.

As you know our theme for the event was “I AM” which was to inspire, aspire and motivate the audience and to help enhance their own professional development and to walk out with something that would impact their personal lives. We have gathered feedback from our audiences – which all came back positive and concluded that you have covered everything that we were expecting and helped us reach our goals.

Everyone that attended and handed back a feedback form said your talk was very informative and interesting, with some even suggesting you should get more time to talk. Some of your points concerning drones and their use in military applications definitely opened some eyes!

I have attached a link for you to fill out a Feedback Form  for our event. It would be great if you could fill this out.

Thank you again, we appreciate you donating your time.

Kind regards

TAFE Talks Team

Diploma of Event Management Students

Talk to U3A on Drones

Another interesting talk was given on Friday 5th April to the U3A at Hamersley. Included a drone demo flight and giving them a few images (No charge). Slight possibility some small jobs may flow from this as a few members came up to me afterwards seeking info/costs.

Out on the oval




Another aircraft valuation down south

Great drive south from Perth for about two hours. Looking at a Cessna 182Q for a potential eastern states buyer. Great country folk on site looked after me.

It’s cool in the shade

Not far from the aircraft

University of the Third Age (U3A) chat given “What is an aircraft” 24th August 2018

Stirling Leisure Centres – Hamersley, 20 Belvedere Rd, Hamersley WA 6022, Australia

The U3A is the University of the third age. https://u3auwa.org/

Another interested audience of senior folk (I estimate there were about 70 there, mixed male/female) Some even younger than me). Had a lot of interesting questions ranging from “How do they fly?” to “Are you sure it’s not an extinct insect?”

Might get invited back next year for a chat on all things drones can do.

Drone chat – Attadale Probus Club @ SoPYC

On Tuesday 20th Feb. at The South of Perth Yacht Club, in Applecross I gave the Attadale Probus Club a quick talk about commercial operations of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (Aka Drones).

This was followed by a short demo flight around the SoPYC. The flight was of course formally approved by the SoPYC management.

An interesting safety issue was that the SoPYC had a regatta on and another drone was known to be following that. Additional caution was therefore required.

I believe the talk and demo flight were well received, I know the interest of many members was high.

I would like to thank the Attadale Probus Club for allowing me to give the talk and the nice bottle of red wine gift.

Alan Jupp – Chief Remote Pilot

Attadale Probus members outside SoPYC. Photo taken from 50m away and zoomed in



2018 Special Offer

Refer us to others and receive a refund!

PlaneTorque Australia Pty Ltd Special offer Terms & Conditions.
  1. Offer expires 30th November 2018.
  2. Refer any number of your family, friends or business associates to us and for every one that turns into a revenue earning job for us from 1st March 2018, we will refund you 10% of your final pre-GST bill.
  3. This offer is limited to a maximum of 50% of your pre-GST invoice or $200, whichever is the lesser.
  4. The offer is subject to all normal CASA drone safety requirements being met.
  5. Please ensure each of your referrals quotes your job number when they first contact us.

PlaneTorque Australia joins Australian Commercial UAV Organisation Inc. (ACUO)

Membership number: 17144

3 Objects
The objects of the association are:
1. To foster, encourage and continually improve the standards of unmanned aviation for commercial purposes whilst promoting and maintaining a sound regulatory framework in which to do so.
2. To foster, encourage and continually improve the safe and responsible flight activities of commercial unmanned aircraft within an easily accessible and low cost environment.
3. To foster and encourage the formation and growth of development of unmanned aviation controllers, and to provide the guidance and training impetus for inexperienced controllers and new entrants to the industry.
4. To revive, encourage and promote interest in Australian commercial unmanned aviation by encouraging participation in unmanned flying.
5. To foster and maintain the concept of safe owner maintenance of commercial unmanned aircraft.
6. To maintain self administration of commercial unmanned aviation operations with the complete confidence of the Australian public and the goal of becoming the delegated administrative authority for the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.
7. To act as an information resource for counsel to organisations or individuals whose decisions may affect commercial unmanned aviation activities and operator rights.