Controlling the Skies. Drone Detection for Police Forces

The last few years have seen the rapid developments in drone technology, with a wide range of organisations in various commercial sectors embracing the benefits which drones can provide. This is in addition to a large number of hobbyist drone operators. With busier skies, comes the responsibility of tracking drone use and unmanned aircraft activity … Continued

16th March 2018

AeroScope thwarts illegal drone activity at G20 summit

A cutting-edge drone detection system discovered 18 “infringement incidents” and helped to ensure the safety of world leaders and the public during the 11th G20 summit. The AeroScope DJI Drone Detection System was deployed during a recent meeting of the Group of Twenty at Hangzhou, China at the request of the Ministry of Public Security, … Continued

14th March 2018

COPTRZ Receives CPD Accreditation for Drone Training Courses

COPTRZ has today announced that its CAA PfCO drone training course has received official Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation from the CPD Development Service. The course, which trains drone operators to attain their Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO), is already approved by the Civil Aviation Authority and recognised as the pre-eminent learning programme for aspiring … Continued

12th March 2018

DJI M200 or Inspire 2? Choosing the right drone for your business

The decision-making process which can accompany purchasing a drone for commercial use warrants some careful thought – after all, it is likely to be one of the most significant outlays made by your business over the course of the year. In this blog, we take a close look at two of the most prominent quadcopters … Continued

5th March 2018

SkyWrx: Starting an Agriculture Drone Services Business

Last month, the COPTRZ team had the pleasure of catching up with a long-standing customer, Ben Storer of SkyWrx. Ben first contacted COPTRZ over 18 months ago in the initial stages of starting up his agriculture drone services business. With the help of COPTRZ, Ben’s business has gone from strength-to-strength, and he recently received a … Continued

1st March 2018

Wingtra Sets New Benchmark in Drone Photogrammetry

COPTRZ are delighted to announce the release of the new WingtraOne PPK, a new fixed wing VTOL drone that will set a new benchmark in drone photogrammetry. Read more below about how the new WingtraOne can be used to provide unparalleled data during aerial surveys. With the launch of WingtraOne PPK (Post-Processed Kinematics) drone, the … Continued

28th February 2018

What is a drone licence and do I need one?

With the fast speed at which drone technology is progressing and gaining attention in the UK, there comes a stream of questions from users who do not have a large amount of drone experience. One of those ‘FAQs’ is: “What is a drone licence, and do I need one?” In this blog, we will address … Continued

26th February 2018

DJI Enterprise Drone Demo Day – Register Your Place

Interested in seeing the latest commercial drones in action? Join COPTRZ on 20th March 2018 in Hook, Hampshire where we’ll provide an in-depth demonstration of the latest tools for commercial drone applications including: DJI Matrice 210 DJI Wind Series Agenda Introduction to the DJI Matrice 210 and Wind Series Technical specifications and anatomy Flight demonstration … Continued

23rd February 2018