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

CAA awards UK’s most complex flight permissions to Texo

Texo Drone Survey and Inspection has announced it has been awarded the UK’s most comprehensive set of congested area commercial flight permissions by the UK Civil AviationAuthority (CAA). The Essex-based inspection company, and ARPAS-UK mem

The Highlands & Islands Enterprise UAV Conference in conjunction with ARPAS-UK

DRONES AND UAVs - Scottish Industry Expo 8 November 2018 A one-day conference to get hands-on and clued-up on the very latest in Drones and UAVs, and why they are changing how we work. This is a must attend event for anyone who wants to tap int

Plowman Craven plays key role in VR drone project

ARPAS-UK Member, Plowman Craven is proud to have collaborated with BAM Nuttall and Network Rail on an innovative virtual reality project that showcases to rail users the extensive works taking place to upgrade the Aberdeen to Inverness line in Scotla

Drones for good: Mud-spraying UAVs help quickly construct emergency shelters

A French architect has showcased an experimental project in which drones spray layers of a mud mixture onto prefabricated frames, rapidly resulting in habitable structures suitable for emergency housing. Stephanie Chaltiel worked alongside a team