Our Services

RPAS Training Academy

Basic Training


Specialized Industry Training

Agriculture | Mining | Energy and Utilities | Mapping


Instructor Rating

– Training our African youth to train others


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Oil and Gas

Freight and Cargo logistics.
– Air transport of cargo and oil and gas equipment from a central logistics hub to the oil fields.
Aerial Structural inspection.
– Inspection of oil rigs, storage tank and oil field infrastructure.
– Elevated structure inspection for wear, corrosion and damages.
– Perimeter Security & Intrusion alert.
– Security of oil fields and facilities.
– Detection of illegal activities both day and night.
Aerial surveillance.
– Accident and damage assessment.

Freight and Supply chain Logistics

Cargo logistics

– Air transport of cargo of up to 2000kg  from a central hub to remote air strips

Relief Aid.

– Transport of relief cargo to remote areas where conventional cargo planes are unable to land due to insufficient infrastructure.

Medical Supplies.

– On demand and scheduled  air transport of urgently needed medical supplies, laboratory samples, vaccines and blood to remote and inaccessible areas.

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Meet the Flyox

Endurance – 26 hours

This is possible on Surveillance Mode

Range – 1,200 km

Payload – 2,000 kg

The Guardian Eye

Advanced Camera Payloads

The Guardian has advanced Sony EO/IR and FLIR camera payloads

Payload – 4 kg

This makes the Guardian capable of carrying huge camera payloads

Endurance – 8 hours

What we did

Our company was founded

August 2016

Astral Aerial was founded in 2016. It was later incorporated a under the companies act in 2017

Won IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award 2017

17th March 2017

Astral Aerial Solutions wins the 2017 IATA Cargo Innovation Award with its ‘UTM (UAV Traffic Management) Concept for Africa’, a project to use drones in remote areas with insufficient infrastructure.

The award was presented at the 11th World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Abu Dhabi.

Zanzibar WeRobotics Training on Humanitarian UAV use

15th March, 2017

Two of our pilots achieved successful training on use of both fixed wing and multi-copter drones in Humanitarian contexts.

Astral Speaks at DRONECON, Johannesburg

8th June 2017

Geoffrey Nyaga DroneCon

Astral Sponsors Youth Connekt Africa in Kigali

21st July 2017

We were privileged to sponsor the YouthConnekt event where Alibaba Founder Jack Ma inspired a generation of African Youth.

  • We set up a drone e-commerce platform
  • We, for the first time, unveiled the solar powered Guardian Eye, an in-house drone.

And by the way, the third guy from the right, is our youngest member of the team, at only 14 years old!

First RPL Multi-Rotor Training and License in South Africa

September, 2017

Successfully completed a multi-rotor Remote Pilot Licensing course for one of our pilots.

Africa First! Presentation at IATA DronesLAB, Barcelona

2nd October 2017

Presenting the Astral Project at the first ever IATA DronesLAB. We were privileged to discuss how Africa is leading the way in cargo deliveries using large cargo drones.


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Get in touch

Africa Flight Services TerminalJomo Kenyatta International Airport
Call us+254 20 6827222
Email usoperations@astral-aerial.com