Col is a trained, professional photographer with over 6 years studio experience. Following his photography career Col moved over to aviation and has been a commercial pilot, flying within Europe with a major airline for over 10 years. He is mainly operating Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft and is currently working with CHIRP, to promote a safety focused and reporting culture to the unmanned aviation sector..
Col has held a PfCO for over 2 years since starting a commercial aerial photography business. In that time he has gained clients such as British Cycling, Visit England and several film production companies and operates UAVs from the DJI Phantom upto his own custom built carbon hexacopter aircraft.