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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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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 six...

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...

Farnborough International Airshow

We would like to cordially invite you to visit the ARPAS-UK trade stand at the Farnborough International Airshow, Monday 11th – Friday 15th July 2016.  The...


AGM 2016

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