Atmos UAV and SKT AeroShutter sign a distribution agreement for the West Africa region (ECOWAS)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Atmos UAV, the Delft-based drone manufacturer that develops high-end VTOL fixed-wing drones for surveying and mapping, has appointed SKT AeroShutter as its official distributor in the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) region. With this collaboration, Atmos UAV and SKT AeroShutter will provide West African professionals with VTOL Marlyn drones, as well as support and first-line maintenance.

Headquartered in Ghana, SKT AeroShutter offers a broad spectrum of drone platforms and solutions ranging from land surveying (RGB / multispectral imagery) to precision agriculture. Their mission is to enable local surveyors to obtain access and survey hard-to-reach areas and infrastructure, while focusing on the high level of accuracy, speed of operations, cost effectiveness, after sales support, and most importantly, safety.

With demos that took place at Atmos’ testing site, the VTOL Fixed-Wing drone Marlyn clearly proved us that is indeed a Go-Anywhere solution that meets all our requirements” said Joshua Vis, Managing Director at SKT AeroShutter. “It’s robustness combined with the high level of performance will make a big difference to our West African customers.”

Marlyn clearly proved us that is indeed a Go-Anywhere solution that meets all our requirements
Joshua Vis, Managing Director at SKT AeroShutter

“It was great to meet Joshua and talk about their interesting projects in Africa. With many of them already in the pipeline, we are looking forward to a strong and fruitful collaboration!” commented James McLachlan, Business Developer at Atmos UAV. “Drones are rising in the ECOWAS region as both regulators and end users start seeing the benefits of drone surveying across many industries. We are proud that our drones will be a part of this development” added Rene Worms, Commercial Director at Atmos UAV.

With many interesting projects already in the pipeline, we are looking forward to a strong and fruitful collaboration
James McLachlan, Business Developer at Atmos UAV

Marlyn is the first fully autonomous hybrid (VTOL & Fixed-wing) drone for mapping and surveying. With its patented design that combines the best of both worlds, Marlyn can take-off vertically from anywhere, and map fast and efficiently producing high quality outputs for professional users. It is the only drone in its class that is built to perform even in harsh and windy conditions, while its easily swappable payloads provides operators with an unprecedented flexibility.

Joshua Vis and James McLachlan at the Atmos UAV testing site

About Atmos UAV

Founded in 2013, Atmos UAV is a Delft (NL) based company specialised in the design and production of high-end aerial surveying and data collection drones that enable professionals to effortlessly gather geospatial data from the sky, enabling them to make more informed decisions. The flagship drone model Marlyn has a worldwide unique design that combines the high performance of a conventional fixed-wing aircraft with the flexibility of helicopters. With their patented technology the company targets mapping, construction, mining,  agriculture, environmental and related applications. To facilitate the fast growth of the company Atmos is currently attracting new talent to expand the team.

Locations: Molengraaffsingel 12-14, 2629 JD Delft, The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0) 15 744 0321

About SKT AeroShutter

SKT AeroShutter is a Drone Service Solution Company that provides aerial solutions in creative and industrial markets across the African continent. Our products and services enable clients to perform the following: Area mapping, Geo surveying, Search and Rescue, Security, Science and Research, Aerial Photography, Aerial Filming, Precision Agriculture, Asset Inspection. At SKT AeroShutter, we believe in quality client service, and provide excellent after-sales service with spare parts replacement and repair centers within the regions of Ghana.Prompt technical assistance is available to clients when necessary.

Locations:2 Margaret Anderson Ave, Westand Accra, Ghana
Phone: +233 558 799 251