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

Army start biggest military robot exercise in British history, Defence Secretary announces

British troops will today begin testing out over 70 examples of futuristic technology including enhanced surveillance drones and unmanned vehicles on the fields of Salisbury Plain, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced. Pu

‘Unmanned’: the Book Stirring up the UK Drone Space

Available as Free Kindle Download As the drone show season kicks off in the UK, here is a gift for die hard drone fans, amateurs and professionals. Aerial filming with drones comes alive in the recently released ‘Unmanned – A Drone Story’

Wingtra flies BVLOS at the Lake Victoria Challenge

Mwanza, Tanzania, Tuesday 30th October 2018. Wingtra today helped push forward commercial drone operation in East Africa completing a fully autonomous flight of 22km across Lake Victoria to Juma Island. On arrival it landed on the beach. Mwanza Ci

After Airware’s Demise, Consolidation Looms For The Commercial Drone Industry

The sale of the assets of Airware, a leading drone software company, brings to an end one of the most promising venture-capital funded startups in the nascent drone industry, highlighting the looming consolidation ahead. France’s Delair Tech annou