Experience counts

From Rock to Opera, the team behind Electric Airshows grew up in the entertainment industry.

With over 65 years combined experience from product launches to concert tours, we draw on this time-served experience to deliver unique solutions.

Chris Crockford

Accountable Officer

Chris Crockford is an instrument rated seaplane pilot. He holds a PhD in Geospatial Imaging systems, an MSc in Computer Networks and an MBA in Corporate Strategy. He has been flying drones for over 5 years and holds a GVC alongside his full pilot's licence.

He has designed events in a wide range of industries from Concert Tours to Product Launches and has worked on events around the globe.

Throughout the mid-90's Crockford worked as a consultant to Avolites Limited and had a hand in the development of the Pearl and Diamond control systems. In 2000 he was asked to develop the wireless control system for the London Eye.

Chris combines the art of technical innovation with creative design. Electric Airshows opens the skies to new immersive media.

Ian Lomas

Chief Pilot

Ian Lomas holds a full UK GVC drone pilot's license and is Electric Airshows Chief Pilot.

Using the lockdown periods of the COVID-19 pandemic to further his skillset, Ian quickly learnt to fly small domestic drones, before moving on to larger cargo drones and then onto Drone Swarm Operations.

Ian has over 35 years of entertainment industry experience and has worked as Lighting Crew Chief for many concert touring acts. He brings a blend of technical understanding, personnel management and event logistics experience to the company and blends the desire to push the technology boundaries with a grounding in event and operational risk management.

Andrew Chisnall

Space Scientist

Andrew holds a PhD in Solar Physics. He specialises in Space Weather and its effects on Drone Swarm Operations.

With access to the latest datasets Andrew is able to provide our clients with the most accurate space systems weather ensuring that their events run to plan.

He is a skilled Drone Pilot in his own right and operates to GVC standards. Andrew brings a technical skill that is rare in the entertainment industry, but significantly important to the Drone Light Show business.

Malcolm Writtle

Systems Engineer

Malcolm is Electric Airshows software systems engineer.

Malcolm is our back office developer ensuring that our flight show systems are maintained to the latest standards.

As well as the systems engineering. Malc also works on the development of our new technologies and can usually be found flying drones around the office.

Dot Rewinska

Project Manager

Dot holds a PhD in Physical Chemistry and an MBA from Edinburgh University.

Dot specialises in Project, Marketing and Risk Management for Electric Airshows.

Her works ensure our clients events are executed on time and to contract every time.

She is also responsible for document control and is working towards the companies ISO9001/27001 certification.

Client testimonials

To fly the nation state flag, offshore, at such short notice, bought to our event an element never previously seen and made a huge impact on social media

Dashka Tolkecheva, UA Events

Electric Airshows integrated a Drone Light Show element to our fireworks and multimedia extravaganza, bringing a new creative medium to the skies above our venue.

Chris Carter, Merlin Entertainments

Working with Electric Airshows added a dynamic drone light show element to our private show, which alongside the fireworks and pyrotechnics created a new multi dimensional experience for our guests.

Jon Kellett, Starlight Design

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