Terra Drone Invests in Dutch UAV Solution Provider Skytools - 11/08/2020


Terra Drone has announced an investment in Dutch drone solution provider Skytools, to offer corporate and government clients advanced drone solutions. The companies will together establish a drone hub in Rotterdam consisting of training facilities and research and development centres.

Skytools is a leading Dutch UAV company that provides advanced drone solutions to corporate and governmental clients. The company supplies a wide range of professional drone equipment together with registration, training and maintenance, and has 12 years of experience in the drone industry. Skytools supports clients to grow drone-based solutions within their organization.

BVLOS and 5G

Skytools is working together with its clients on the new EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) rules and regulations, which can accelerate BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight) and night flights. Skytools is also working on research and development for solutions such as fully automated drones (drone in the box) and remotely operated drones powered with 5G. Services such as survey, inspection or surveillance will be developed through further collaboration with Terra Drone Europe and Terra Inspectioneering, who also have offices in the Netherlands.

Marko van Es, CEO Skytools, commented: “Working closely together with the Terra Drone group next to the Port of Rotterdam will give our clients a strong partner for aerial services at their facilities. For Skytools, this collaboration means that we can look further than the Dutch borders and expand a high level of service on a European and global scale”

Yuki Ueno, head of Europe, Terra Drone Corporation, said: “Skytools has been dedicating themselves to provide the best drone-based solutions to the clients and has contributed to the growth of the market. Collaboration with Skytools will surely boost Terra Drone’s force to create a better future by utilizing and developing the capability of drones on a global scale.”

Last updated: 04/09/2020