We are Sky Monkey

EVOLVE or DISSOLVE.

Constantly learning new ways, finding improvements and challenging the status quo. Knowingly, if you produced the same output this year compared to last, you’ve actually gone backwards.

Million in public liability coverage

Combined logged hours of commercial drone operations

Number of incidents

Number of councils currently doing work for

Number of universities currently doing work for

Years in commercial operation

Some of our customers

THE CREW

Kelvin Ong

CEO | Co-Founder | RPA Pilot | Photographer

Geraldo Sansone

Co-Founder | Chief RPA Pilot | Survey Manager

Darrin Stewart

Business Development Manager | RPA Pilot

Alex Kess

RPA Pilot | Photographer | Video Producer

Ian Maclachlan

Finance Manager | Money Collector | Bill Payer | Doesn’t actually fly any drones

Questions We Get Asked All The Time

Is it safe?

Safety is PRIORITY ONE for us. If we can't fly safely, we simply won't do the job. We take pride and care with utmost responsibility of our decisions and actions. Our work must be exemplary of the industry.

Quality - Is your work any good?

Quality happens to be our SECOND PRIORITY (after SAFETY!). We guarantee all our work are of commercial quality. We use only the best cameras, on the best drones, with the best safety records to do our work. After all, if you're not satisfied with our work, we'll either re-do it or refund your money - GUARANTEED. We won't be much use, if our work sucked! 🙂

Are you insured?

Yes. $20 million in public liability and damages, in the HIGHLY UNLIKELY event of somebody getting hurt, or damage sustained to property.

Are you licensed?

Yes. We are CASA licensed RPA (drone) controllers and operators. CASA ReOC certification number: CASA.ReOC.0701

Can you fly anywhere?

No. We can't fly "anywhere".

There are strict laws against flying within 3 nautical miles (5.5 km) of a towered airport, such as Sydney's Kingford Smith and Bankstown airport. Heavy penalties apply in breach of this rule, as it increases risk to air traffic.

However, we can make applications with CASA to fly inside of this restriction zone, on a case-by-case basis, as well as obtaining the necessary insurance coverage.

There are also other various restricted air spaces, such as those reserved for the use of sky diving. Talk to us to discuss about compliance.

How high can you fly?

We can fly as high as 400 feet (122 metres) AGL (Above Ground Level) without the need of CASA approval. Beyond that, we can seek CASA approval, as well as obtain all the necessary insurance coverage, on a case-by-case basis.

Can you fly over crowded events?

No. However, we can make submissions to CASA for approval for such an event. Contact us to discuss.

Can you fly in the rain/snow/hail?

No. Not yet.

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Industry Leading Cameras

We use the very best drone camera in the industry, the DJI Zenmuse X5S, on the Inspire 2 platform. Capable of shooting in 5.2K video resolution and in Apple ProRes 422HQ or 4444XQ, or CinemaDNG formats.

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