Customdrone made a big step into aircraft inspections.

Customdrone signed a partnership agreement with Regional Jet Centre (Schiphol) for the delivery of aircraft lightning strike inspections drones, based on machine learning and artificial intelligence, performed by an automated drone.

“After a few pilots we are very pleased that Customdrone has given Regional Jet Center the confidence to make this next step”, says Mark Woortmeijer, Managing Director of Customdrone. The combination of custom build drones and the related customized artificial intelligent will help Regional Jet Center to make their next step in their intensive business process. “The aim is to assist the ground engineer to reduce the unscheduled ground time of our customers” says Michiel van der Eijk, Managing Director of Regional Jet Center. With these intelligent drones we will improve the performance of the intensive process of checking the entire aircraft after a lightning strike for damages and corresponding paperwork, a process of which on an average can take up serval hours.

Left Michiel van der Eijk, right Mark Woortmeijer

About the partnership

The partnership with Customdrone offers a unique combination where the groundbreaking expertise and knowledge of both world align together to create a state of the art cooperation and meeting all applicable laws and safety aspects. Regional Jet Center’s mission is to be a leading Aircraft Maintenance company, which strives for continual innovation.

About Customdrone

Customdrone delivers Drone as a Service (DaaS) solutions with customized artificial intelligence drones for professional use. The organization aims to optimize specific business processes for their customers with customized solutions. The drone will be a standard piece of equipment for clients business process, where the technology is easy to use and affordable.

About Regional Jet Center

Regional Jet Center at Schiphol, offers high-quality Line maintenance services on Embraer E190-E170 Lineage aircraft. The organization has 260 trained professionals and is strongly committed to achieving the highest fleet availability in the world. Regional Jet Center BV is a subsidiary of Martinair Holland NV and part of the KLM Group.


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