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

Man fined for dangerous drone flying

Police and CAA welcome successful drone prosecution after police helicopter incident Drone user successfully prosecuted after flying close to Police helicopter Helicopter camera captured the moment the drone passed underneath The National

DJI Issues Firmware Updates For TB50 And TB55 Batteries

Updates Address Small Number Of Batteries Reporting Incorrect Power Levels The CAA have stated "Following the publication of the workaround from DJI to address the issue with TB50 and TB55 batteries, we have started our own internal review process

Why do I legally need drone insurance?

Within the UK, commercial drone operators must be properly insured, and more specifically comply with regulation EC785/2004. Without the right commercial insurance, you will not be granted your Civil Aviation Authority, PFCO. Here at Coverdrone howev

Army start biggest military robot exercise in British history, Defence Secretary announces

British troops will today begin testing out over 70 examples of futuristic technology including enhanced surveillance drones and unmanned vehicles on the fields of Salisbury Plain, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced. Pu