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ARPAS-UK is the professional trade association for Remotely Piloted Aircraft and Systems in the UK.This site contains information to support our members and those looking to enter the industry.

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All Operators on this page hold the mandatory “Permission for Commercial Operations” from the UK Civil Aviation Authority. Operators also require a SAFETY CASE if operating closer than 50m from the public or in an urban area.

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Industry Information

Whether you are thinking about entering the industry or just looking for reference information, the following pages have been compiled to provide a broad overview on qualifications, regulations and terminology.

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SESAR publishes its European Roadmap for the Safe Integration of Drones into all Classes of Airspace.

This document forms the basis for further integration into the official European ATM Master Plan, which will be formally updated this year under the overall theme...

Counter Terror Awards and the Winner Is...

ARPAS-UK was honored to sponsor the UAV PRODUCT AWARD, one the categories in the Counter Terror Awards at Olympia last week. Our newly elected Chair...

GDPR is looming on the horizon

5 Things you Need to Know about GDPR. Be #GDPR ready! Here's what you need to know before 25th May .

New Market Report on Civil Drone Operations

An international survey on the drone market sector has just been published. Thank you to Members for contributing to this world-wide survey, conducted by UVS...

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