Dr Michael Creagh
Chief Executive Officer & Chief Technology Officer
Dr Creagh has been working in the Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) field for 8 years. He has produced two novel guidance laws for space craft and spinning rockets, an adaptive control law for a hypersonic glider and a plethora of intelligent navigation algorithms. He has published on a variety of topics and was highlighted by Popular Science Magazine, ABC Television’s Catalyst and Aviation week for GNC work on the SCRAMSPACE 1 hypersonic flight experiment. Michael was recently awarded ‘Science Champion 2014’ by the Queensland State Government for innovations in navigation systems.
Chief Business Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Adrian Dudok has worked for several years in commercial aviation as an Avionics Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer. He is currently completing a Bachelor of Business majoring in Aircraft Maintenance Management after deciding to diversify his interests within aviation. Adrian brings to Skyborne his extensive knowledge and experience of aircraft maintenance and CASA Regulations to develop and implement business strategies to commercialise their business model.
Head of Operations / Chief Pilot
Jane is a mechanical and aerospace graduate of UQ, and has competed in UAV challenges such as the Australian Youth Aerospace Association's ASAP, where the team's surveillance UAV won. She also has experience with aircraft maintenance and has worked on wind tunnel design and test data acquisition for Skyborne. Jane manages the Aerial Services division of Skyborne.
Skyborne is a Brisbane based, Aerial Services company that specialises in photography and videography in a range of industries as well as R&D on a revolutionary hybrid tri-rotor design.
Maximum Take-off Mass
0.90 m (motor to motor)
0.82 m (tip of airframe to tail motor)
0.19 m (bottom of landing gear to top of GNSS receiver)
Endurance - full payload
15 mins (3x40mm Grenades)
Endurance - no payload
21 - 25 mins
10 km radius
Carbon fibre and aluminium
Less than 400m