Wingtra vs Sensefly eBee

Wingtra and Sensefly’s eBee are two of the finest fixed-wing drones available. If you’re on the lookout for a fixed-wing drone, there’s no doubt you will have come across these two. But which one is best suited to your commercial applications? There are many reasons why you would choose a fixed-wing for you commercial drone … Continued

23rd April 2018

NEWS FLASH: DJI Matrice 200 Series Firmware Update

DJI has announced there is a new firmware update (v01.01.0900) available for the M200 series. Here are some of the key updates announced: Added support for the DJI Zenmuse XT2 gimbal and camera (requires DJI Pilot App V0.6.0). Added payload SDK to support third-party payloads. Optimised the unlocking feature for Fly Safe. Optimised compass data … Continued

22nd April 2018

COPTRZ fly the Flyability Elios drone at Tech Incubator Launch

Here at COPTRZ, we decided to take the Flyability¬†Elios drone for a fly at the Platform Tech Incubator Launch in Leeds. Take a look at the video here: The Elios is the first collision tolerant drone. It’s housed in a carbon fibre protective frame, and therefore means you can access the tightest spaces without the … Continued

17th April 2018

NEWS FLASH: Drone has near-miss with commercial flight

The need for Aeroscope was recently brought into the limelight. UK authorities have confirmed that a drone passed a mere 20 feet over an Airbus 319 during takeoff. It’s one of the biggest fears drone pilots have when flying. According to a report released by the UK¬†Airprox Board, a drone came close to an Airbus … Continued

16th April 2018

Drone Licence UK: What are the regulations?

Drone regulations UK is a hot topic at the moment. Our guide will tell you all you need to know about drone regulations in the UK. Where you can and can’t fly, as well as shedding some light on new registration requirements. Before you get that drone flying, it’s important you understand some of the … Continued

13th April 2018

Using the DJI Mavic Pro as a commercial enterprise drone.

The DJI Mavic Pro started out as one of the finest hobbyist drones on the market. It has since become an incredibly popular drone for commercial enterprises. This blog takes you through why the Mavic Pro would be ideal for your business. The DJI Mavic Pro is a small yet extremely powerful drone. It features … Continued

11th April 2018

News Flash: DJI updates Zenmuse X7 to support Apple ProRes RAW

Got the Monday blues? Well we here at COPTRZ have got some great news for you, straight from the newsdesk of DJI. The Zenmuse X7 has upgraded and now supports Apple ProRes Raw. This is a free update for users with the RAW activation package for Inspire 2/Zenmuse X7. The upgrade will be enabled through … Continued

9th April 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