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

Government announces new 10 year Public Sector Geospatial Agreement with Ordnance Survey

The Geospatial Commission is increasing the location data available to the public sector across England and Wales. Known as the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement, it will be delivered by Ordnance Survey and will start from 1 April 2020. The agree

What Cloud Computing Means for Lidar in Construction

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GeoBusiness 24-25 September 2020

The geospatial get-together of the year Due to Covid-19, the date and location of the Show have changed to 24-25 September 2020 at Excel. Are you involved in collecting or using geospatial data? Do you rely on up-to-date geospatial info

IMechE UAS Challenge: COVID-19 update

Due to the challenging environment presented by COVID-19 and in line with current Government restrictions on social interaction and group gatherings, it is with enormous regret that the IMechE has taken the difficult decision to cancel the UAS (Unma