17 12, 2018

Drones and Construction Projects

By |2020-01-07T13:33:31+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In a recent study in the US, one of the biggest potential areas where drones are predicted to be deployed is in the construction industry and there’s no reason to think that the UK market will operate any differently. From Survey to Construction Before any project starts, a land survey is an essential first step. Drones can accomplish this faster and more simply than a ground based team which is an immediate cost saving.  Add to this, the ability of a UAV to create a detailed map either in 2D or 3D and [...]

10 12, 2018

CAA Begin their Drone Consultation

By |2020-01-07T13:36:29+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: CAA, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The 30th May 2018 saw the government's announcement that further drone laws were being introduced as part of their ‘ Industrial Strategy: the Grand Challenges ’  initiative designed to take drones safely forward into the UK's future. These laws will affect all drone users (flying craft over 250g which includes the DJI Spark) from the casual hobbyist to the full time commercial pilot but the good news is that we all have time to prepare. The CAA have just launched their own consultation survey to allow them to build the necessary systems and procedures to accommodate the new legislation and [...]

1 12, 2018

A Pre Winter Drone Home Inspection

By |2020-01-15T11:51:17+00:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

With winter fast approaching, it is time for all of us here across the UK to think about getting our homes ready for the battering of the season. Sometimes, prevention is better than cure but the cost and inconvenience of a traditional roof inspection can mean that we put it off and simply hope for the best. This means that damage can occur to the outside of our properties which we don’t know about until that damage can be seen on the interior – more expensive to fix and more inconvenience all round. Scaffolding or elevated [...]

27 02, 2016

Church Spire Inspection & Maintenance

By |2020-01-17T13:40:00+00:00February 27th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Nationwide Church Spire Inspection Service They hired a Drone and saved the Cathedral trust thousands For the first time in its history Chichester Cathedral in West Sussex has used an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), more commonly known as a drone, to carry out an important aerial survey on the spire of the Cathedral in Chichester. Back in October 2014 the spire suffered a direct lightning strike. This made it important to carry out a close aerial inspection of the stonework to check for any damage.  The cost of employing the services of a drone helped to save costs for the Cathedral [...]