The First Quad-Copter Drone to Fly Across The English Channel

DSCN0903smDuring the Channel CrossingA UK Team of drone experts have successfully completed their bid to be the first people in history to fly a drone across the English Channel – a single flight of 35km!  This is also the longest single official flight of a quad-copter in the World! The Ocuair team, led by Richard Gill, have set a famous aviation milestone and have demonstrated the future potential of commercial drone technology.

NSL participated in the flight and were aboad the inflatable vessel following and controlling the drone. We provided a low powered secure and safe positioning system that utilises server side acquisition, tracking and positioning that was used to authticate the track that was flown.  

For further details about this amazing acheivement, please see the Ocuair posts here.