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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 Aerial Work” from the UK Civil Aviation. 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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Coptrz discount for ARPAS-UK members

Coptrz, the Pix4d UK Partner, is offering a 10% discount to all ARPAS-UK members booking on its Pix4D workshops being run in October and November...


Discover Drones

ARPAS-UK and HIE (Highlands and Islands Enterprise) are working together to host 'Drone Week: Showcase of UAVs in Business (26 - 30 September)' https://www.eventbrite...

ARPAS Chairman

ARPAS Chairman: 'ARPAS-UK members operate legally, professionally and safely'

  ARPAS-UK Chairman, Craig Lippett quotes in BBC report on 'More near misses between drones and aircraft over the UK were reported in the first...


AIRSTART Developing Leading Edge Technologies

About AIRSTART AIRSTART is a consortium of 8 companies, universities, the ARPAS-UK trade association and technology end users led by Airbus Group and also comprising...

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