The Falcon 8 is a state of the art Octocopter that has been proven across many industries from surveying to oil & gas. It has the efficiency of a fixed wing system but the versatility of a rotary system.
Speaking on the venture, Julian Deeks, Director of MurphyUAV stated, “The Falcon 8 will be a key tool for MurphyUAV as we look to push the boundaries and increase the standards of our deliverables. This division comes with 19 years of combined expertise as well as over 2500 hours UAV experience.
MurphyUAV is taking a pragmatic approach to the industry within Ireland, we believe that data is the most important aspect of our business and the only way our customers are going to get high quality data is by us investing in both the highest quality equipment and software’s. MurphyUAV is another tool that is utilised across the Murphy family and beyond.”
Implementing the latest in innovative technology combined with experienced and skilled personnel, MurphyUAV will also enhance the Specialist Inspection Services division in terms of how we can deliver solutions. High wind capabilities will enable faster, more flexible and efficient data collection as well as reducing man hours for cost efficiency and improving the targeted delivery by reducing time used by men on the ground.
We would also like to extend our thanks to the crew at Topcon Ireland for ensuring the safe delivery of our new tech. Declan Bryne, Sales & Support Specialist,Topcon Ireland said of the endeavor: “Topcon Ireland are delighted to be working with Murphy Surveys / MurphyUAV. Murphy’s investment into a proven UAV platform will allow them to offer a broad range of UAV based services including surveying, mapping & inspection. It’s exciting times ahead for the new MurphyUAV division and all us here in Topcon Ireland are delighted to be part of this journey with them”