About Flight Point

Remote Thermal and Visual Inspections

FlightPoint (Pty) Ltd was established in 2015 driven by the demand for safe, low risk, high altitude visual inspections.

Our multidisciplinary team have experience spanning the electronic & process engineering, environmental, renewable energy, development and financial sectors. This extensive technical, business and financial expertise means that we not only deliver highly specialized technical solutions, but that we also consider business needs/requirements.

Our offering consists of the deployment of remotely piloted aircraft systems equipped with high-resolution video, thermographic & photographic equipment.

Our Team

Pieter La Grange (B.Eng (Electrical and Electronic))   |   Dr Neil Snyders (PhD (Eng), M.Eng, B.Eng)   |   Claude Bosman (CA) SA

Flight Point Services

 

Industrial Chimney Inspections

Safe industrial chimney (flue gas stacks) inspections while plant is operating.

Environmental Management auditing & compliance

Imagery

  • Property aerial footage
  • Aerial photography

Decision support for O&M Contract Engineer

(Wind turbines, Large scale PV plants)

  • Provide video data & photos
  • Provide report with data screening highlighting potential problem areas.

Construction sites

Regular aerial photography adds significant value to management progress reports to ensure projects is finished on time and according to plan.

Thermographic visual inspection of solar photovoltaic (PV) installations

The use of infrared (IR) inspection as a diagnostic instrument offers significant advantages over conventional testing methods, due to its non-intrusive nature and the ability to obtain rapid results.

Flight Point Services

  • Industrial Chimney Inspections
    • Safe industrial chimney (flue gas stacks) inspections while plant is operating
  • Environmental Management auditing & compliance
  • Imagery
    • Property aerial footage
    • Aerial photography
  • Decision support for O&M Contract Engineer
    (Wind turbines, Large scale PV plants)

    • Provide video data & photos
    • Provide report with data screening highlighting potential problem areas.
  • Construction sites
    • Regular aerial photography adds significant value to management progress reports to ensure projects are finished on time and according to plan.
  • Thermographic visual inspection of solar photovoltaic (PV) installations
    • The use of infrared (IR) inspection as a diagnostic instrument offers significant advantages over conventional testing methods, due to its non-intrusive nature and the ability to obtain rapid results.

Our Technology

Custom Tarot 650 Sport multirotor (Registration ZT-TIV)
SPECIFICATIONS
Lightweight carbon fibre frame, Folding plastic propellers, <3kg Flying weight, 15 Minute flight duration, Stabilized camera gimbal
Live video feed to ground station, Advanced flight controller with fail-safe features
FLIR VUE THERMAL CAMERA
Lightweight and robust, 336 x 256 resolution, Spectral band: 7.5 – 13.5 μm

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us with any question or to request a quotation by completing the form below.

Email:  claude@flightpoint.co.za    |   Cell:  082 331 4098

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