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10 Essential Tips for Beginner Commercial Drone Pilots

Good preparation is the key to smooth and trouble-free drone operation.  Flying a drone for commercial operations such as aerial filming, terra photography, or property inspections allows you to enjoy flying in an amazing variety of places while earning a living at the same time. However, it is worth noting that you always need to … Continued

11th October 2019

999: Britain From Above

For the UK’s SAR bodies (Search and Rescue) drone technology is now non-negotiable. Drones are increasingly being used to support the public safety and first responder community by providing an essential aerial view. In a recent series by ITV ‘999: Britain from Above” episode two focuses on the Emergency Services and how drones are having … Continued

9th October 2019

Pix4Dreact for Emergency Response

Pix4Dreact offers rapid and reliable situational awareness for quick decisions and collaboration in the field. Set to be released on October 23rd, Pix4Dreact is the newest product from Pix4D to handle public safety and emergency response. The 2D fast-mapping software solution was developed by Pix4D to provide rapid and reliable information during disasters or crisis, … Continued

9th October 2019

10 Reasons to Invest in Your Drone Training

“Income seldom exceeds personal development.” Jim Rohn As the drone industry continues to grow and develop at a rapid rate, it’s crucial that pilots and operators do the same in order to improve their own standing with it. There’s a lot to learn beyond the basics of your PfCO as you perhaps build towards becoming … Continued

7th October 2019

The Future of Gas Detection using Drones

Why UAVs equipped with specialist cameras are forging ahead with effective gas detection With gas emissions coming under ever closer environmental scrutiny, as well as the more immediate safety issues that can result from gas leaks across a variety of fields, it’s no surprise to see the drone industry step up with solutions designed to … Continued

4th October 2019

Medium Format Cameras for Inspections

“Using a Phase One Industrial solution can improve the quality and speed up your work” Inspection from Above  Although some traditional on-foot inspection methods will always hold some merit, the benefits of fitting a camera onto a drone or UAV are plentiful. The core tenets of this are essentially a substantial ROI in terms of … Continued

3rd October 2019

DJI Launch Two New Payloads for the M200 Series

COPTRZ are excited to announce the availability of two new partner payloads, this news comes live from DJI at the Airworks conference in LA. The new payloads are the U10 UAV Based Laser Methane Leakage Detector and the Wingsland Z15 Gimbal Spotlight. U10 UAV Based Laser Methane Leakage Detector The U10 is a light-weight, high-sensitivity … Continued

27th September 2019

DJI launch Phantom 4 for Agricultural Sector

The P4 Multispectral is a fully integrated multispectral imaging drone designed for precision agriculture and environmental management. Combining data from six separate sensors to measure the health of crops, from individual plants to entire fields, as well as weeds, insects and a variety of soil conditions, the P4 Multispectral sets a new standard for easy-to-use … Continued

27th September 2019