Peter Kinghan
Biography

Peter Kinghan is an environmental engineer with over 20 years’ professional experience. He is a Chartered Geomatics Surveyor and Chartered Minerals Surveyor and past chair of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Minerals professional group. He has gained a broad range of experience within the waste, construction and extractive industry sectors, working on projects throughout Europe, Georgia, Australia, Botswana and Namibia. He currently leads SLR’s drone team and is the RICS representative on the British Standards Institute’s ‘drone’ committee.

Articles

UAVs: Where to Focus on Next?

In June 2018, RSPSoc's 'Photogrammetric Record' publication devoted 11 pages to determining which term they would use for drones. They ultimately decided on ‘unmanned aircraft system’ or ‘UAS’. However, the mere fact that this required 11 pages goes some way towards highlight... (read more)