Dave Tomkinson, Innovaero Operations Manager and  Adam Kelly, Innovaero Airborne Systems Manager from Innovaero at the Defence West Stand in WA Resource and Technology Showcase 2023


The critical role of Defence West in facilitating the development of WA’s contribution to Sovereign Defence industrial capability

Defence West is a branch within the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science, and Innovation that aims to grow the state’s defence industry, expand related infrastructure, and create jobs across five operational areas: information and cyber, maritime, air, space, and land. As a leading aeronautical engineering and technology company that designs, manufactures, certifies, and maintains, uncrewed...

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Prime Minister Anthony Albanese inspecting Innovaero's FOX at the WA Resource and Technology Showcase

POSTED ON 03 April

Innovaero Takes Centre Stage at WA Resource and Technology Showcase

Innovaero, a rapidly growing aerospace company, proudly displayed its FOX Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) at the WA Resource and Technology Showcase held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from April 2-4, 2023. The event was aimed at raising awareness about career opportunities in emerging and high-value industries and...

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STRIX hybrid propulsion Uncrewed Aerial System platform at Avalon Airshow 2023

POSTED ON 28 February

Innovaero announces partnership with BAE Systems Australia for design, development and launch of the STRIX hybrid propulsion Uncrewed Aerial System (UAS) platform

Key points: STRIX is an entirely new UAS concept and a significant Australian innovation, the product of close collaboration between local aerospace SME Innovaero and Australia’s largest Defence prime, BAE Systems Australia. An outstanding example of what Australian sovereign industry can conceive and execute through collaboration. The UAS has emerged as a critical Defence capability...

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POSTED ON 02 February

Innovaero hosts Deputy Premier of Western Australia, Hon Roger Cook MLA, accompanied by Hon Terry Healy MLA and Ms Kim Giddens MLA

Innovaero was thrilled to have an opportunity to host three prominent WA government members led by the State Member for Kwinana, the Hon Roger Cook MLA. He has the substantial roles of Deputy Premier; Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade; Hydrogen Industry; Tourism and Science. Accompanying the Deputy Premier was the Member for Southern...

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POSTED ON 07 November

Innovaero hosts Federal Shadow Minister for Defence, the Hon Andrew Hastie MP

Innovaero was thrilled to have an opportunity to host the Federal Member for Canning, and the Shadow Minister for Defence, the Hon Andrew Hastie MP, here at our corporate HQ in Kardinya. Mike von Bertouch and Adam (Ned) Kelly were delighted to provide a tour of the premises and showcase our extensive AS9100D and CASA-approved...

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Innovaero joins Outback Air Race

The 2022 Outback Air Race provides Innovaero the opportunity to express their ongoing support for the Royal Flying Doctors Service, an iconic Australian charity that has made an unparalleled contribution to providing vital medical outreach to rural and remote Australian communities.   Participating in this year’s air race is Innovaero Team Black Opal comprising pilots Mike von Bertouch and Dave...

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POSTED ON 09 March

Innovaero joins team Albatross in Darwin

Amphibian Aerospace Industries (AAI) and Innovaero Pty Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) to cooperate in establishing AAI’s Darwin Albatross G-111T aircraft factory as one of the world’s most advanced manufacturing facilities. AAI and Innovaero Pty Ltd made the announcement of the MOU while in Darwin for the announcement of the new Darwin...

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POSTED ON 23 February

Innovaero Awarded Defence Industry Security Program (DISP) Membership

Industry-leading aeronautical technology company Innovaero Technologies is pleased to announce that Innovaero Pty Ltd  has been awarded membership to the Defence Industry Security Program (DISP). DISP membership will enable Innovaero to work on information and assets managed by the Australian Defence Force (ADF), as well as Australian intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Based in Kardinya...

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POSTED ON 06 December

Batcopter propels innovative STEM projects and junior engineers to new heights

Perth-based aeronautics innovator Innovaero has teamed up with popular YouTube channel How Ridiculous on a spectacular project that educates, inspires and entertains. The revolutionary ‘Batcopter’ is a stationary helicopter with large baseball-type bats for rotors, and features a meticulously timed air compression power system that propels balls up into its spinning ‘bats’. How Ridiculous will...

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POSTED ON 08 November

Innovaero awarded the Minister’s Award for Excellence in the Defence Industry (SME)

Innovaero was honoured to be awarded the Minister’s Award for Excellence in the Defence Industry (SME) at the WA Defence Industry 2021 Gala Dinner, held at Optus Stadium in Perth on Friday 5 November 2021. In accepting the award from the Western Australian Minister for defence industry, the Hon Paul Papalia MP, Innovaero’s Executive Director, Mike von Bertouch said, “We are...

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