Welcome to ARPAS-UK
The non profit Trade Association for the UK RPAS Industry
ARPAS-UK is the professional body and trade association for the fast evolving RPAS industry, working on behalf of its members to influence regulation and promote safe operational best practice.
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.
Leonard Hambrecht led a new paper on detecting poachers with drones carrying a thermal imaging camera. The paper titled “Detecting ‘poachers’ with drones: Factors influencing the probability of detection with TIR and RGB imaging in miombo w
Denise Spaan led a new paper on how drones equipped with a thermal imaging camera can facilitate counting spider monkeys. Accurate and precise population estimates form the basis of conservation action, but are lacking for many arboreal species
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