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


ARPAS-UK have put together a feedback form for people who have experiences requesting permission to fly in aerodrome FRZs. We are looking to capture both GOOD and BAD experiences and would appreciate your help. There are 3 main reasons for this form:

A Week in the Life of… Matt Greaves of Drones on Demand

“Wow, your job is cool!” Last Friday I went back to school to spend the day with Year 4 (8-9 year olds), talking about maps and drones, linking Geography and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects.  It was a thoroughly enj

The hidden path leading Europe towards unmanned warfare

Marco de Angelis | Cartoon Movement The EU's reliance on the private sector to steer the development of defence technology is rooted in almost 15 years of drone research conducted as part of its leading R&D programmes. Alexander Damia

CAA: Restricted Airspace over Oval Cricket Ground

Categories: Drones Alert for restricted airspace (Temporary) Restriction of Flying Regulations for Cricket World Cup matches at The Oval cricket ground, London, on 25, 27, 30 May, 2, 5, 9, 15 June.   For more details: EG_Circ_2019_