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

Drones and Low Flying Military Aircraft

  Whether you are flying your drone for fun or profit, the need to fly safely and legally is often discussed.  Height limits and airspace restrictions are set out in the Drone Code for all to follow and doing so will help to avoid conflict w

Drone Training Programme for Young People in Gwynedd, Wales

On the 15th of September, 2018, in the heart of Snowdonia, 23 youngsters met for the first time, to take part in the Snowdonia Drone Academy! Let me take you back briefly, to understand the background to this project. First allow me to introduce m

Severn Trent achieve savings of £750,000 thanks to their drone programme

With the drone industry expanding at an exponential rate, it’s unsurprising to see a range of industries and sectors start to unlock the potential that UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) offer. One particular industry that has embraced the drone re

UK Drone & Tech Show

Come and talk to us about taking your hobby professional, flying safely and more! We'll be on Stand 622. 1st - 2nd December 2018 10am-5pm NEC, Birmingham Get Tickets