Pilot Training & Development

Drone Pilot Training & PCO Development

The PACSys Drone Pilot Training and PCO Development Program has been established to meet massive demand for agricultural drone solutions throughout the continent.

The pilot training is aligned with the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries (DAFF) requirement that all spray pilots are to operate under registered Pest Control Operator (PCO) guidance and supervision for a minimum of 6 months. Tim Wise, PACSys CEO, was one of the first registered PCO’s in South Africa for drone application and personally supervises the program.

In 2019, PACSys proudly supported the development of Africa’s first black commercial crop spraying pilo