COPTRZ Case Study: Adam Watkin on the COPTRZ CAA Course

Ever wondered what it’s like to take a CAA/PfCO course? Then we are on hand to help you out. The PfCO “licence” is a key tool for commercial enterprises who want to take their drone business to the next level. We spoke to Adam Watkin who recently passed one of our CAA courses, and is a … Continued

3rd May 2018

COPTRZ Case Study: Swift Films

We spoke to Richard Nicholls of Swift Films who recently purchased a DJI Inspire 2 from us here at COPTRZ. Read on to find out what Richard told us about his company, how they are using the Inspire 2, and their experience with us at COPTRZ. Swift Films: An Introduction Swift Films is an independent … Continued

25th April 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

Watch the Elios Drone Inspecting a Ballast Tank

CMA CGM required the internal inspection of a ballast tank of one of its container ships, the CMA CGM ANDROMEDA. Flying in complex and pitch-dark confined spaces, the Flyability Elios drone has demonstrated its capacity to deliver a quicker and safer method to inspect ballasts. Customer Need CMA CGM required an inspection for one of … Continued

20th February 2018

Flyability Elios: Inspection of a Pulp & Paper Mill Tank

Pulp, which is the raw material used in the manufacture of paper, is prepared by chemically or mechanically separating cellulose fibres from wood, fibre crops or waste paper. At an industrial scale, this process is performed in large tanks that need recurrent inspections. Customer Needs One of Europe’s leading manufacturer of pulp and paper possesses … Continued

16th February 2018

Elios Indoor Drone Bridge Inspection – Case Study

Flyability Elios is used for two different types of missions: flying under smaller bridges to check for potential issues, including accessing the difficult spaces between beams; and flying in the confined spaces of box girders on larger bridges. Both missions save the company significant time, money and resources while contributing to the safety of the … Continued

12th February 2018

CAA Case Study: Peter Hinton, Operations Manager at the Royal Variety Charity

At COPTRZ, we’re always happy to catch up with our former students to find out how their COPTRZ CAA training is helping them as a commercial drone pilot. This month we had the pleasure of catching up with Peter Hinton, Operations Manager at the Royal Variety Charity, who has started using drones during the proposed redevelopment of the … Continued

21st July 2017