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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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Army Launches Biggest Tech-Driven Exercise

The Army is set to conduct its biggest ever exercise involving drones, robots and unmanned vehicles in a bid to reduce dangers to personnel in combat...

UNICEF Funding Opportunity for Drone Startups

The UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking to make up to $100K equity-free investments to provide early stage (seed) finance to for-profit technology start-ups...

New partnership forged to ‘mark new standard in remote UAV inspection for the oil and gas industry’

A UK-based aerial inspection specialist has joined forces with a global provider of survey for oil and gas and related industries in a bid to...

Amazon propels drone operations with UK recruitment drive

The company, which is investing heavily in the development of drone delivery service Amazon Prime Air, announced it will create 2,500 permanent jobs in the...

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