CybAero participates in Africa Aerospace & Defence Expo 2014

First North-listed CybAero, which develops and markets unmanned helicopters, participated in the Africa Aerospace & Defence Expo 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa last week. Three hundred aerospace and defense companies  exhibited at the expo, which is the largest in Africa with over 90,000 visitors.

“This is the first time we exhibited our products in Africa. It was exciting, and we made good contacts with potential customers in both Africa and the Middle East,” says Mikael Hult, CEO of CybAero.

For the expo, held during September 17–21, CybAero contributed with its own showcase to display the company’s unmanned helicopter, the APID 60.

“Africa is a vast continent with a high demand for unmanned helicopter systems for use in civil applications such as border patrols, piracy protection along Africa's coastlines or protection of endangered species, such as the rhinoceros,” says Mikael Hult.

CybAero regularly participates in international aerospace expos and trade fairs, sometimes on its own and, at other times, in collaboration with various partners. “It is important for us to get out there and show off our product, especially in new markets like South Africa. Establishing new and valuable contacts on site is incredibly valuable,” says Mikael Hult.

For more information, please contact:
Mikael Hult, CEO CybAero AB, tel: +46 (0)70-564 25 45, email:

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About CybAero
CybAero develops, manufactures and markets autonomous unmanned helicopters (VTOL UAVs) with associated sensor systems for use in both civil and military applications. CybAero was founded in 2003, but the foundations of its business were laid in 1992 through research collaboration between Linköping University and the Swedish Defense Research Agency (FOI). CybAero is now established as a global VTOL UAV leader. The Company's APID product attracts much attention globally for being user-friendly, robust and price-efficient. CybAero's head office is in the Mjärdevi Science Park, in Linköping, Sweden. The company has just over 40 employees and has been listed on the NASDAQ OMX First North since 2007. Remium Nordic AB is the company's certified advisor.


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