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

Scientists research bees for the benefit of drones

British scientists are hoping research into the way bees adapt to their surrounding can help with the new age of delivery drones. According to a report from the Financial Times, in a presentation to the American Association for the Advancement of

Drone training for Cranfield Airport staff in anticipation of future integrated airspace

Staff and students at Cranfield University and its Airport have completed a remote pilot course for flying unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as part of long-term planning for integrated airspace use by manned and unmanned aircraft. The commercial UA

2020 Global UAV Application and Anti-UAV Conference&Exposition

2020 Global UAV Application and Anti-UAV Conference&Exposition will be held in Beijing on 20 to 22 May 2020. This year’s annual conference organized by Chinese UAV Industry Innovation Alliance will focus on advanced technology and application

7 ways drones have been helping to combat the coronavirus

To date there have been over 1000 deaths attributed to the Coronavirus, which originated in Wu Han, China. When news of the virus, now renamed Covid 19 by the World Health Organisation, first emerged, the Chinese authorities were criticised for their