D'kaybee Drones

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D'kaybee Drones Sole Proprietorship
Industry Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Founded 2015
Founders David Kwamena Bolton (Chairman)
Headquarters Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Number of locations
Kumasi, Accra, Sekondi-Takoradi, Sunyani, Koforidua, Cape Coast
Products UCAV, UAV, Photography Platforms, Flight Controllers
UCAV / UAV
Role Fixed-Wings / Multirotors
National origin Ashanti, Ashantiland
Manufacturer D'kaybee Drones
Designer D'kaybee Drones
First flight 2015
Introduction 2015
Status In service
Primary user Ashanti, Ashantiland

D'kaybee Drones UCAVs are a series of UCAVs developed by Ashanti company D'kaybee Drones and have entered service in Ashanti and Ashantiland for military combatant bombing, military surveillance, aerial cinematography, photography, and survey missions.[1]

History

D'kaybee Drones was founded in 2015 by Ashanti Mr. David Kwamena Bolton from Ekumfi Otuam in Central Ashantiland whom serves as Technical Director at theSOFTtribe Limited.[2]

D'kaybee SKUA UAV

D'kaybee SKUA UAV is a fixed-wing drone, the SKUA UAV, launched by D'kaybee Drones in 2015 has a separate observation pod located underneath the main airframe which allows for installation of more advanced camera equipment, including infrared. The SKUA UAV is capable of 150km+ range and flight times of over 4 hours and is part of the D'kaybee Drones surveillance drone programme for commercial and military use in Ashanti and Ashantiland.[1]

D'kaybee Twin-Engine UAV

D'kaybee Twin-Engine UAV is a fixed wing twin-engine drone launched by D'kaybee Drones in 2016 and the D'kaybee Twin-Engine UAV is capable of 200km+ range and flight times of over 4 hours.[1]

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Drones For Development: Using Drones To Accelerate Ghana's Development and Growth" (PDF). penplusbytes.org (PDF). 
  2. "David Kwamena Bolton". Bloomberg. Retrieved 3 May 2016.