airscope’s pilots: certified, qualified and dedicated to safety

In addition to holding an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Controller Certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), all of our drone pilots undertake our rigorous 6-week training program that includes:

  • Theory based training (known as ‘ground school’)
  • Hands-on training with the aircraft (known as ‘flight school’)
  • In Command Under Supervision (ICUS) training where they operate the aircraft alongside an experienced pilot

Our pilots are responsible for manoeuvring the aircraft, maintaining situational awareness and managing the project’s safety outcomes.

what airscope looks for in our drone pilots

In particular, we look for people who are confident, able to make command decisions under pressure, able to manage and minimise risk, driven to achieve and above all safety-focused.

Only pilots who are extremely competent in both the theory and flight elements graduate to become a fully-fledged member of the Airscope team.

drone pilots and inspectors: a dynamic duo

All Airscope pilots work on projects in conjunction with one of our trained inspectors as part of our on-the-ground-team.

Together they’re responsible for facilitating and interpreting the extensive data the drone captures in order to ensure the best outcomes for our clients.