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

FAA Announces Change To Drone Requirements

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft. Owners and operators may no longer place or write

What are the Highest Causes of Coverdrone Claims?

Drone claims can come in all shapes and sizes and can occur due to a variety of different reasons. Although we are always on hand to handle your claim in the most efficient and effective way possible, we understand that you would like to reduce the l

Ordnance Survey to launch mapping drone

Image copyrightORDNANCE SURVEY Mapping organisation Ordnance Survey plans to launch a solar-powered drone to capture higher quality images of the Earth. Its Astigan craft will fly higher than commercial airliners at 67,000 ft (20,400m), and could c

Commercial UAV Expo Europe 2019: 8-10 April 2019

Commercial UAV Expo Europe is the leading trade fair and conference focusing on the integration and operation of commercial UAS throughout Europe and internationally. Industries covered include Process, Power & Utilities; Civil Infrastructure;