Very pleased to report the annual renewal of our Permission for Commercial Operation, by the CAA. This year, as drone regulation tightens, there were quite a few changes, with more to come in 2020. We are therefore up to date with all the recent legislation and will continue to keep abreast of all changes.
We have just successfully completed survey works for Richard Soan Roofing. They had installed a Barrel Vault roof to a school in Crawley and needed aerial views of the installation and surrounding areas. Once again, this was a sensitive area, being close to Gatwick Airport and we obtained a special permission from Air Traffic Control at Gatwick. When the school was closed, we visited the site and using both the M210 and the Mavic 2 Pro, we took stills and some surround video.
We have recently completed a survey of Crawley Town Hall for Kier Construction, delivering hi res video and stills. Prior to demolition and rebuild, the building has to be documented. This was a sensitive project, being within the Gatwick Airport No Fly Zone. However a special permission was granted by Air Traffic Control and the project has been completed satisfactorily.
We have recently provided video footage, high quality stills and terrain mapping to the Glynde Estate on a variety of their farms and industrial estates. The aerial view gives a very useful perspective and supports planning and logistics for the estate’s works. We have worked closely with the estate managers and farm personnel to make sure all missions are safe, and there is little or no impact on residents and livestock.