High flying teenager launches aerial surveillance firm

Dominic Turner with MP Neil Parish, EDDC economy spokesman Ian Thomas and Thorsten Kanand represent

Dominic Turner with MP Neil Parish, EDDC economy spokesman Ian Thomas and Thorsten Kanand representing AirRobot. - Credit: Archant

Dominc Turner, 19, from Uplyme is sole UK distributor for AirRobot

An Uplyme teenager’s career looks set for take off after launching a high-tech aerial surveillance company.

Dominic Turner, 19, has become the sole UK distributor for AirRobot, which uses unmanned flying vehicles to capture high definition images from the sky.

MP Neil Parish praised the young entrepreneur when he opened his new premises at Hunthay Farm, near Axminster, recently.

He said: “This high-tech business will bring a lot of added value to the West Country. I cannot believe the quality of the aerial pictures I have seen today.”


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AirRobot, a global company, has been supplying the military for over 12 years and is now bringing the aerial platforms into the civilian markets.

Now as boss of AirRobot UK Ltd Dominic says he has the universal application for surveying, inspection, surveillance and aerial photography.

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He is licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and can fly his unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) up to maximum of 400ft.

The camera technology includes from still and video to infrared and thermal cameras with high definition.

Dominic is now available for hire with his UAV offering to take “that different view” from literally four to 400 feet, operating as AirRotorMedia UK Ltd.

For more details visit www.airrobot.co.uk

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