Member News

Drone Management Platform integrates business and technical tools for the first time to halve operating costs

 ARPAS-UK Member, Dronecloud, the drone management software company, today announced the launch of its Drone Management, cloud-based software platform. The platform can halve project overheads by simplifying end-to-end workflow. It integrates all drone operations, from client communications to flight planning and it automatically creates a regulation-compliant audit trail through partnerships with global leaders in drone and…

Flock launches first ‘real-time’ insurance and risk management product for drone fleets

‘Flock Enterprise’ will help drone fleet operators take proactive steps to reduce drone flight risk, and reward them with cheaper insurance premiums.  London, 18 June, 2019 – ARPAS-UK Member, Flock, the London-based insurtech startup, unveiled today ‘Flock Enterprise’, a first-of-its-kind insurance and risk management solution for drone fleets. The product leverages real-time data to provide highly…

Drone Evolution wins Sir Michael Moritz Start-Up of the Year Award

Caerphilly-based start-up Drone Evolution have been announced as the 2019 winners of the Sir Michael Moritz Start-Up Award at the Welsh Technology awards organised by ESTnet.  Drone Evolution are also an ARPAS-UK member. The Sir Michael Moritz Tech Start-up Award (sponsored this year by GoCompare) recognises those who have achieved success in a short space of…

Building Trust in Drones

Drone technology presents an unprecedented opportunity for businesses and society. From reducing traffic on our roads, to speeding up the delivery of aid and urgent medical supplies, there is much drones can do. They are already proving an excellent tool for businesses, who are using drones to better manage and maintain their assets and reduce…

iRed appointed as first UK authorised DJI educational partner

  ARPAS-UK member, iRed has confirmed that it has been appointed as the first DJI educational partner in the UK. The collaboration grants exclusive access to the new Tello EDU drone and accessories, specifically designed for schools and educational centres. iRed said it was pleased to add DJI to a list which includes CITB, Lantra,…

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 enjoyable day talking about different kinds of maps, teaching basic grid references and how…