Drone trials for vaccine delivery - update

Drone trials for vaccine delivery in remote Vanuatu to take place early 2018

Port Vila, 16 August 2017: The Government of Vanuatu, with the support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), will launch the drone trials in early 2018, an adjustment from initial August plans.

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Independence - Toksave igo lo Public


As yumi stap head towards celebration blo independence blo nation blo yumi, mi like blo tekem opportunity ia blo remindem yumi lo olgeta standard requirements lo side blo use blo drones.
Lo period blo celebration, bambae igat ol activity mo gatherings we might samfala drone operators bae oli tingting blo capturem or filmem thru use blo ol drones blo olgeta.
Lo risk blo sound olsem wan party pooper, mi wantem remindem yumi nomo blo exersaesem caution mo plante respect lo privacy mo safety blo ol individuals.
Below hemi olsem wan guideline blo folem taem yu stap usem drone blo yu during lo celebration mo also lo ol narafala taem;

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Maverick Drone Event


Vanuatu Tourist Operator Intercepted

There was a maverick drone event Friday 10th March, 2017 in the late afternnoon at the Holiday Inn resort, Port Vila.

The drone was flying at an altitude of 173m - nearly 600ft. This is well within the helicopter' normal flight path and flying altitude.

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Vanuatu - Laws And Rules For RPAS (Drones)

Civil Aviation Authority Vanuatu - CAAV laws are now in place for RPAS (Drones) in Vanuatu and if you operate any of these aircraft, it's important that you read and follow the rules.

*RPAS is the official International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) term for such aircraft. They are also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), and Drones.

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Vt5 Million 'Trespass' Demand

The Lessees of an island near Malo allegedly visited by an international film crew to do filming has resulted in the demand of Vt5 million from Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) for trespass on the leased land.

The ultimatum of Vt5 million or face a civil lawsuit was made by the lawyer for the Lessees of Malotina Island, Clifton Rau of Jack Kilu Lawyers.

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Alleged South Korean TV Trespass

A film crew in Vanuatu has sparked a dispute after a trespass allegation was laid, along with a demand for $US 46,000 dollars.
The Vanuatu Daily Post reported SBS Korea and AHTV China were filming a South Korean reality show, Laws of the Jungle, on Malotina, near Malo Island in Santo.

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