Currie & Brown Aero achieves RISQS certification
16 September 2019
Currie & Brown Aero, Currie & Brown’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) surveying function, has been certified to provide UAV services on rail infrastructure in the UK. Equipped with enterprise-grade UAVs and payloads, the surveyors use an industry-leading hosting and analytics portal to deliver high-quality information, imagery and models.
The Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) certification enables Currie & Brown Aero’s pilots to operate on and around rail infrastructure and provide aerial services including land mapping, thermography and detailed inspections.
Commenting on the news Tom Marshall, associate at Currie & Brown, said: “We are delighted to achieve RISQS certification for Currie & Brown Aero. Our clients are benefiting from our UAV service and they value our commitment to operating UAVs safely.”
Steven Hayter, director at Currie & Brown, added: “Our infrastructure team, as custodians of Currie & Brown’s RISQS membership, is pleased to have assisted the Aero team to gain the certification. We are currently going through a process of upgrading our membership further to increase the level of service we can provide to our clients in the railway industry.”