Trentar :

Trentar is a group company of the Dorf Ketal family. Trentar is a full-stack UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) solutions company with two wings: GarudaUAV as a software-based Aerial service provider and Rfly Innovations as an unmanned aerial vehicle and spare part manufacturer.

Who we are

RFLY Innovations is part of the TRENTAR Group,  TRENTAR  is a comprehensive New Age Business company focused on innovation and value creation. It covers an entire spectrum of operations, from research and development to design, manufacturing, services, and training. The aim is to foster sustainable environments in  the areas of Advanced materials, Aerial services and software, Artificial Intelligence, Batteries for EVs and UAVs, Circular economy,, Cleantech, Motion engineering solutions, Robotics, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles & subsystems.    TRENTAR currently operates through subsidiaries GarudaUAV, Stesalit –  offering GIS & aerial platform-based services, and Rfly Innovations – specializing in UAV design, manufacturing, and subsystems.

About Rfly

At RFLY, we pride ourselves on our unwavering dedication to quality and performance. Our team of skilled engineers and technicians harnesses the latest advancements in drone technology to create reliable, efficient, and high-performance UAVs. From precision agriculture and surveying to surveillance and search and rescue operations, our drones are tailored to meet the diverse needs of our clients.

What sets us apart is our relentless pursuit of excellence in both hardware and software integration. Our UAVs are equipped with state-of-the-art sensors, cameras, and communication systems, ensuring unparalleled data capture, transmission, and analysis capabilities. We understand the importance of versatility, and our customizable solutions cater to a wide range of industries, providing our clients with the tools they need to succeed in their endeavors.

RFLY Innovations is not just a drone manufacturer; we are a partner in progress, committed to helping our clients elevate their capabilities through innovative aerial solutions. As we navigate the skies of tomorrow, our commitment to safety, reliability, and technological advancement remains steadfast, making us the trusted choice for businesses and organizations seeking the next level in UAV technology.

Our Team

Sudhir Menon


Subodh Menon


Seshadri Viswanathan


PN Ramaswamy


Lt Gen Sarath Chand


Mohamed Rafeek


Dr. Mohamed Rasheed


Nathan Sundaram


dorfketal - OUR PArENT Company

Dorf Ketal Chemicals is a global leader in the development, commercialization, marketing and application of specialty engineered chemistries for the refining and petrochemical industries. Founded in 1992, Dorf Ketal has demonstrated product and service excellence in the largest refineries and petrochemical plants in the world.

Dorf Ketal is outperforming long established competitors, such as Nalco, Baker, and GE, to gain market share in some of the most technically challenging and mission critical applications in your operations. We are doing this with new chemistry and service ideas that are more responsive to your needs and pragmatic to apply.

Trentar - OUR GROUP

Trentar is a vertically integrated organization with in-house R&D, design, software, firmware, manufacturing, services and training operation. Trentar is also backward integrated from the services to the platforms to the subsystems. The group companies of Trentar are continually innovating and experimenting to transform its aerial platforms to offer greater performance, higher reliability and autonomy. Through their products and services we aim to establish the world where humans and uav’s work together in a sustainable way. We create services and revolutionary uav’s with our superior technology and unrivaled technical expertise in the commercial & defence industry. Our goal is to become the # 1 unmanned system manufacturer in the world and drive change through continuous innovation.




Our Team



Mohamed Rafeek


Dr. Mohamed Rasheed


Founder I CEO


Mohamed Rafeek is the Director & CEO at RFLY Innovations Private Limited in Chennai, India.

Rafeek brings in 20 years of experience in servicing the BFSI and ITES customers in India, UK and APAC. He started his career as an ATM Engineer back in 2001 at NCR Corporation, a decade journey into ATM industry and has been specializing in solution strategy & business development for the Digital Payments portfolio.

Rafeek’s journey began with a simple Drone experiment as one of the hobbies in 2010 along with his brother Dr. Mohamed Rasheed, an Aerospace Scientist – R&D, Centre for Aerospace Research at Madras Institute of Technology. Rafeek was in Banking industry for 20 years before turning a passion for Drone Technology into a new business.

Through the Aerospace Research Lab, he deep dived in learning UAV Technology and was part of multiple missions led by his brother, which eventually led to the inception of RFLY Innovations.

Rafeek did his schooling from Atomic Energy Central School at Kalpakkam and earned his Post Graduation from IIM Lucknow. Prior to RFLY Innovations, Rafeek was working for Mindgate Solutions as VP, FSS as Senior Manager, Atos as Solution Manger and NCR as Program Manager. In ATM & Payments industry, Rafeek was managing 16 Banks in India influencing business and in ITES industry, he was managing IT services framework/technologies by working with global clients like BMW, McGraw-Hill, Daimler, Winergy & Siemens.

According to Rafeek, the successful results come through the incremental growth, getting better every day, building relationships, bringing value and building a strong team that thrives on respect and a common goal. Passion and diligence are two traits that Rafeek believes the most that represent him as an individual.

Founder I CTO


Dr. Mohamed Rasheed is a Chief Technology Officer & R&D Chief associated with RFLY Innovations Private Limited.

Dr. Mohamed Rasheed holds a doctorate degree for Control Law Design for Modern Rotary Wing UAV systems from the Anna University. He also has a Masters in Avionics from the Madras Institute of Technology. He has over 15 years of long-standing association in this field and has been instrumental in leading the development of many products like Unmanned Direct drive Helicopters, Drone Taxi, Unmanned Hybrid Multirotor, Unmanned High-Performance Fixed-wing / VTOL Fixed-wing, High-Speed Aerial Target Drones, Advance Composite structures for UAVs & Payload Design- Optimization for UAVs.

Dr. Mohamed Rasheed has got various industry recognition and awards for his work in the space of Aerospace Engineering & Research, as under
Also been involved in many real time-critical missions and has handson experience in the planning and execution of many of the projects. To mention a few Himalayan Tsunami at Uttarakhand Search and Rescue, Moulivakkam Building Collapse – Search and Rescue, Special Task Force Combing operation, and many more National & Regional assignments. He has published a host of articles and holds multiple patents related to UAV.

A FAI WORLD RECORD HOLDER – Long Endurance Multirotor Pilot, with 6 hours 7 minutes of flying time.

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IAF Mehar Baba Swarm Drone Competition Winner. Launched on 03rd Oct 18, the competition culminated with five finalists showcasing capabilities at Pokhran in March 21

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Award

Dr. Mohamed Rasheed & Team have been presented with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Award for contribution in the fields of Development of Science, Humanities and Welfare of Students


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We are emerging team specializing in Arial solutions with a strong foc

How To Control Camera

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