ARPAS-UK is a trade association run by the members for the members

We are a non profit organisation which means that your membership fees go where they should: to help develop the industry and to provide credible representation to the various authorities that govern the industry.

ARPAS-UK works closely with various authorities such as the Civil Aviation Authority and the Department for Transport and through our membership we represent the industry as a whole. This gives us credibility and a genuine ability to influence how our working environment develops, something that could not be achieved by individual businesses working alone.

Latest News From ARPAS

Hiker rescued after attempting to summit Pikes Peak from Bottomless Pit

MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Rescuers helped get a climber to safety after an attempt to summit Pikes Peak failed Tuesday. El Paso County Search and Rescue rescues a climber from the north face of Pikes Peak on Aug. 20, 2019. (Photo: EPCSAR)

Coastguard wants drones to find people lost at sea

Drones could be used to patrol 11 miles of coast as part of search and rescue operations ANDREW MATTHEWS/PA Drones will be used to search for people lost at sea while cracking down on pollution from ships. A network of small unmanned devices

How 5G can save lives by aiding first responders

Drones, AR firefighter helmets, artificial intelligence and connected officers: First responder tech has already arrived. Here's what 5G will add to it. AR and thermal imaging in the Qwake C-Thru mask could help firefighters better nav

Derbyshire’s first female drone pilot wants to inspire others after Whaley Bridge work

Victoria Atherton, Derbyshire Police’s first female drone pilot, has said she wants to inspire others and fight crime. She was recently deployed to the Whaley Bridge dam incident, which, following severe damage last week, led to around 1,500