Do I Need a PfCO? (Permission for Commercial Operations)

The number of drones taking to the skies in recent years has increased significantly. As new drone operators continue to enter the market, they will be faced with the decision to obtain their PfCO (permission for commercial operations). As a CAA accredited NQE, we speak to many drone pilots, and the same questions are continually … Continued

19th February 2018

CAA Drone Flight Test: What to expect on the day

COPTRZ is the UK’s leading CAA approved NQE, delivering permission for commercial operations (PfCO) training courses at 6 locations across the UK. The drone flight test is a fundamental part of the course and this article aims to give you a quick overview of what you can expect on the day. There are three main sections to … Continued

15th February 2018

Preparing Your PfCO Operations Manual

As a qualified NQE, COPTRZ provides specialist training to enable drone pilots to obtain their permission for commercial operations (PfCO). The process of applying for your PfCO involves three key areas; a theory assessment, flight assessment and an operations manual submission to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The operations manual is a vital part of your … Continued

2nd November 2017