Ivan has won our sixth Facebook photo contest with his outstanding photograph of the Circus, in Bath.
In return for winning our contest and agreeing to champion the ICARUS course for the next 12 months, he's received a free course worth £999 and is now on his way to earning a PfCO.
As you'll be hearing a lot more from Ivan over the coming months, we thought we'd introduce him through some questions below.
What drone was used to capture this photo?
The drone I used to capture my photo was the DJI Mavic Pro in 4k.
What other drones do you fly?
Where are you based?
I am based in London/Portsmouth.
What grew your interest in drone technology?
I first became interested in drones because of aerial photography and the amount of opportunities you get by using them. You can use drones for all sorts of commercial purposes for example; agriculture, construction etc..
What’s the most exciting/interesting thing you’ve photographed/filmed from the air?
This has to be Bodiam Castle in East Sussex!
How long have you been flying unmanned aircraft (including model helicopters etc.)?
I have been flying for nearly 6 months now.
What do you plan to do once you gain your PfCO?
Get some commercial work and carry on improving my skills and attracting customers for private events, like weddings and birthday parties as well as construction inspections.
Do you have a website?
No not yet, but hopefully in the near future.