Personal Safety Statement


Director / Operator Eye in the Sky Glasgow

Personal Safety Statement

It is the commitment and responsibility of myself (John S B Crawford) as Director and Operator of Eye In The Sky Glasgow to uphold the safe operations outlined within our Operations Manual as approved by the CAA and take every precaution necessary to operate within the regulations stipulated by the CAA, and any permissions/exemptions obtained. I will ensure I take a proactive and focused approach to safety at all times, to ensure the positive growth of the RPAS industry. I will also ensure that I conduct all RPAS operations in a safe manner to which Eye In The Sky Glasgow is committed to.
 
As well as the detail contained in the Operations Manual, it is the commitment of Eye In The Sky Glasgow to maintain and implement an Emergency Response Plan (ERP). In the event of an emergency, and as the Accountable Manager will communicate with all the required parties, (emergency services, client etc.), and operations will cease until a satisfactory conclusion/resolution which negates Eye In The Sky Glasgow from fault has been drawn. In the event that conclusion identifies process failure, immediate action will be taken to review and amend the process.
 
All detail within the Operations Manual is the responsibility of myself as the Accountable Manager (John S B Crawford) and any requirement to deviate will be updated and notified to the regulator as required. No details within the document will contravene the rules and guidelines stipulated by the CAA, unless permitted via regulatory permissions/exemptions.
 
Eye In The Sky Glasgow also recognises the importance of adherence to local laws and UK bylaws which may affect RPAS operations. If in any doubt Eye In The Sky Glasgow will contact the relevant parties to ensure full adherence as required.
 

Operating Equipment:

Eye in the Sky Glasgow for all our projects are operating the latest customised DJI Drones, Phantom 4 Pro Plus Obsidian`s, Phantom 4 Pro Plus`s, (5.5″ DJI Monitors) Mavic 2 Pro, Mavic 2 Enterprise and Matrice 200  Drones with Chrystalsky Monitors and are best suited for all the projects we are working. This selection of Drones are the most popular professional drones on the planet, packed with high-end features and functionality, design attributes, electronic components, and features such as the direction obstacle avoidance systems for five directions, front, rear, port, starboard and underside, making one of the safest drones in the air today. These sensors actively scan the environment around the drone and allow it to autonomously avoid obstacles like trees, buildings, and anything else you might encounter during flight.
 
These Drones are all capable to shoot 4K video at up to 60 frames per second, and still images at up to 20 megapixels. They feature an aperture control and a mechanical shutter.
Also operating the DJI Matrice 200 Drone (Owned by City of Glasgow College) for a Research and Development Project Equipped with the DJI Zenmuse XT2 Camera

  Company Documents:

Company Document Title

Company Reference

Registered Company Number (Trading as Eye in the Sky Glasgow) 565337
CAA Fully Approved Operations Manual – Dated 18th June 2019 Version 6 NQE No. 2142 – P and E UAS4272
Public Liabilities Insurance Policy – Moonrock Drone Insurance / 9451425 (2019 – 2020) 9451425
CAA Permissions – Certificate Number 3 issued on 19th June 2019 P and E UAS-4272  
Professional Indemnity Insurance Cover – Hiscox Insurance Company / HISC9757564 (2019 – 2020) HISC9757564
NATS Course Certificate NQE 1010/1367 – NATS (RPAS 2142) 3 Days with Theory and Practical Exams 10th, 11th and 12th May 2017
CAA Approved with NATS Personal Recommendation 1010/1367 – UAV4272 (RPAS/PfCO) 17th  May 2017
Drone Safe Operations – Method Statement MS1/Rev 02
Flight Checklist PF1/Rev 02
Site Preparation Checklist SP1/Rev 02
Operations Checklist OW1/Rev 02
Risk Assessment SR1/Rev 02
Primary Area of work – Glasgow Airport EGPF / ATC Contact Info 0141 840 8029