The fact that you’re reading this means you are more than likely thinking about acquiring your PfCO (permission for commercial operations), so you are already on the right track to becoming a commercial drone pilot. In this article, we’ll detail the benefits you can expect once you’ve attained your PfCO and how you can reap the rewards of your investment.
Commercial organisations across the globe are waking up to the power of drone technology for surveying, including the major benefits offered for mast inspections – as shown by AT&T in the United States. Before we take a look at the case study, let’s delve into just a few of the many reasons that businesses around the world are using drones for inspections on cell towers, radio masts and other traditionally difficult-to-manage structures.
Harnessing the Power of Drone Tethers (including 5 things you always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask!)
As soon as we applauded the brilliance of human engineering capabilities for bringing drones into the mainstream, we decided we wanted more! Great, you’ve got a drone with a camera, but what about 4K video? Yeah, you might have designed a drone capable of carrying a 6KG payload, but we want to mount a LiDAR scanner and an HD camera. With high levels of adoption in the commercial world, UAV users are forcing manufacturers to push the boundaries of drone technology. Here we discuss drone tethers – one of the most important innovations in the UAV world.
Any business looking to stay ahead of the competition make it their mission to leverage the latest technological innovations. Commercial drones are one such innovation being discussed in boardrooms and offices around the world as business leaders continue to look for ways to use technology to improve their bottom line. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be discussing how a commercial drone can improve the performance, productivity and profits of 3 key sectors.
Starting a drone business is an exciting, nerve wracking and demanding time. We know, we’ve been there! Sometimes it’s difficult to know what to focus on first, but one thing’s for sure; you’re going to need some customers. As much as we all love flying, without paying clients the dream can be over pretty much as soon as it’s begun.
Marketing is critical to the success of your drone business and it doesn’t have to be complicated. This short guide hopes to provide you with some insights as to where to prioritise your marketing efforts and give you access to some time saving tools and tips to get your business off the ground.
Drones are one of the most rapidly advancing technologies which are currently disrupting industries across the world. There are hundreds of drone manufacturers vying for business across the leisure and commercial market, with household names such as Parrot and Go-Pro now getting in on the act. But how do you go about choosing a drone that is right for you and your business?
COPTRZ, the commercial drone specialist, have released the UK’s first drone market intelligence report, ‘Eyes on the Sky’, gathered from a database of over 45,000 drone users and enthusiasts.
This report allows any business who has been toying with the idea of using drone technology to proceed with the confidence that this is a growing sector and demand for UAV services are increasing dramatically.
It’s International Drone Day today, so forget locking yourself in a darkened cinema or gloomy pub this weekend, grab your drone and head outdoors!
Drone filming and photography are allowing us to gain a new perspective on this stunning country of ours and with many parts of the UK often ranking highly on ‘most beautiful destination’ lists, perhaps it’s time you took your drone on a holiday? Here, we suggest 5 places where you can safely fly and capture some amazing imagery to boot!
Hello, I’m David Johnson. And coming up on the latest “Coptrz” news update, U.K. Minister of Defense Harriet Baldwin has called for proposals for autonomous systems to deliver supplies to troops in the field. In the U.K. police and prison officers are setting up a specialist unit to tackle drones flying drugs, porn, and phones into jails. And Amazon and the CAA are inviting primary school children to design a drone with a chance to win a tour of Amazon Prime’s Air Development Center in Cambridge up for grabs.